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Robert Half International Accountant in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Description

A terrific company could have the perfect full-time Staff Accountant position for you. Strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement could be yours in this position. If you're looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, Robert Half Finance is seeking ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountants. Based in the Lexington, Kentucky area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and being responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be essential for this role. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. Do you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets? You'll be preferred for this role.

How you will make an impact

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

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

  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Regular 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

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

Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

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

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • ERP system experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience

  • Proficiency in journal entries

  • SEC Reporting experience desired

  • Knowledge of month end closings

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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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