Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Louisville, Kentucky

Accountemps is on the look-out for an organized individual with accounting chops to join a growing organization in the consulting role of Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Louisville, KY area.

Your responsibilities in this role

?Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed ?Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision ?Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll ?Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation ?Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules ?Be a part of various department-wide initiatives ?Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner ?Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management ?Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP ?Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Spreadsheet and database capabilities ?Recent and relevant accounting experience ?Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement ?Skilled with ERP systems ?Trial balance experience highly desired ?Proven knowledge of reporting ?Knowledge of bank reconciliations ?General ledger experience ?Accounts payable experience preferred ?Financial analysis experience ?Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required ?Proficient with spreadsheets and databases ?Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines ?BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics ?Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" ?Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity ?Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills Candidates interested in this permanent consulting opportunity should submit their resume immediately to Will Rose at William.rose@accountemps.com

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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