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Robert Half Plant Accountant in Logansport, Indiana

Description Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a global manufacturing company. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. Also, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Logansport, Indiana area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every single day

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

  • Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

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

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

  • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

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

  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

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

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations Requirements - High attention to detail

    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

    • 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

    • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

    • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

    • Current and relevant ERP system experience

    • Practical knowledge of budget forecasting

    • Earlier work involving Annual Inventory

    • Annual Standard Cost experience

    • Deep understanding of SAP FICO

    • Good understanding of Annual Physical Inventory

    • Wide ranging experience with Inventory Audits

    • Proven knowledge of Annual Budget

    • Quality experience with inventory analysis

    • Well-founded grasp of Annual Operating Budget

    • General familiarity with budgeting

    • Experience with Activity Based Costing

    • SAP ERP experience

    • Comprehensive knowledge of SAP

    • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

    • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

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

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