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
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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