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Robert Half Staff Accountant in MARION, Iowa


Robert Half is seeking an ambitious, experienced Staff Accountant for a permanent position within a prestigious Manufacturing company. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in 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 role is very integrated as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Marion, Iowa area, at a company where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every day

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

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

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

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

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

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

Apply today and contact Andy Brus at (319) 382-2608 for details and interview times!

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


  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of cash reconciliations

  • Comprehension of SAP B1 - Business One

  • Accrual Entries experience highly valued

  • Deep understanding of Bank Deposit

  • Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Cash Deposits experience

  • Background working with bank reconciliations

  • Prior experience with Microsoft Excel

  • General familiarity with Credit Card Reconciliation

  • Adeptness in Daily Bank Deposits

  • VLOOKUP experience desired

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office Programs

  • Pivot Table experience preferred

  • Experience with SAP

  • Earlier work involving cash reconciliations

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