Robert Half Staff Accountant in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky
Description Robert Half is searching for an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team on a permanent basis. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. Lend your skills towards developing and implementing 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 complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Louisville, Kentucky area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.
What you get to do every day
Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision
Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments Requirements - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel
Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)
Proven knowledge of grant accounting
General familiarity with NetSuite
Government Grants experience
General ledger experience desired
Grant Management experience
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience
Experience with ERP systems
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.