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Robert Half Part-Time Staff Accountant in LANSING, Michigan

Description Robert Half is looking for an efficient, accurate Staff Accountant to fill a position at a growing Hospitality firm. The company offering this terrific long-term contract / temporary to full-time opportunity is based in the Lansing, Michigan region and provides rewards for hard work. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. You'll also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Strong familiarity with Audited Financial Statements

  • Budgeting experience

  • Auditing experience preferred

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • 15+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • ERP system experience

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

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

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