Robert Half Staff Accountant in Los Angeles, California
Description Robert Half is searching for an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team on a permanent basis. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Los Angeles, California area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.
What you get to do every day
Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision
Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation
Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments Requirements - Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent
Self-starter and strong ethical standards
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Proficiency in GAAP Accounting
Excel Formulas experience desired
Accounts Payable (AP) experience preferred
Account reconciliation experience
Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. 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 authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.