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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Lancaster, South Carolina

Description Accountemps is looking to bring a long-term temporary Staff Accountant with exceptional organization skills and know-how into a growing organization. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Lancaster, South Carolina region.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules Requirements - Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Federal Government Contracts experience

  • Strong familiarity with government contracts

  • Adeptness in Fusion

  • Knowledge of Fiscal Policy

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cash posting

  • Fiscal experience desired

  • Experience with general ledger

  • General familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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