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Robert Half International Accountant in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Description

Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for you to become a critical part of an innovative company, as a full-time Staff Accountant. Those driven by a challenging work environment with many components will thrive in this role. The ideal candidate for this Staff Accountant position can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. To succeed in this role, you will need to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. Located in the Lexington, Kentucky area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. If you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, you will thrive in this role.

Your responsibilities

  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

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

For immediate consideration contact Lisa James at (859)788-3684

Requirements - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • SEC Reporting experience desired

  • Knowledge of month end closings

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Proficiency in journal entries

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience highly desired

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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