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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Memphis, Tennessee

Description An up-and-coming firm has teamed up with Robert Half to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team. In the role of Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. 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. A good deal of time in this position will be spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Memphis, Tennessee area, the company offering this challenging long-term contract / temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.

Your responsibilities

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll Requirements - Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. 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. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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