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Robert Half Staff Accountant in LANSING, Michigan

Description Robert Half has a long-term contract / contract / contract / temporary to full-time opportunity available for an experienced, organized Staff Accountant at a reputable Insurance - Casualty company. 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 assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate 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 Lansing, Michigan based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

  • 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

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

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

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed Requirements - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Great attention to detail

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

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Foundational knowledge in bank reconciliations

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired

  • Month end closings experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Deep understanding of account reconciliation

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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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