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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Meridian, Mississippi


We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Staff Accountant in Meridian or Gulfport, Mississippi. This role is integral to our team, where you will be responsible for various accounting tasks, including the preparation of financial reports, reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, and ensuring compliance with applicable standards. This role demands a keen eye for detail and a high level of proficiency in accounting software.


• Assist in the preparation and analysis of financial reports including financial statements and budget performance.

• Execute reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, which includes research and implementing necessary corrections.

• Ensure adherence to applicable standards such as GAAP, FASB, and internal control rules.

• Aid in the implementation of new accounting policies, standards, and guidelines.

• Provide accurate, timely, and relevant recording, reporting, and analysis of financial information.

• Identify areas that need improvement and implement necessary changes to processes.

• Handle sensitive financial information in a confidential manner.

• Utilize skills in General Ledger, Journal Entries, Month End Close, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, Microsoft Excel, and Sage Accounting Software for various accounting tasks.

• Perform Month-end Close Activities with precision and in a timely manner.

Our client is ready to interview immediately and has a great coprorate culture and excellent tenure. If you have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2+ years of full cycle accounting experience, this could be an excellent role for you! Please apply directly or call Carrie Lewis at 504-383-0612 for confidential consideration. Thank you for your interest in Robert Half!


• Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Staff Accountant role or similar

• Proficiency in General Ledger and Journal Entries

• Experience with Month End Close and Month-end Close Activities

• Proven ability in Balance Sheet Reconciliation

• Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel for data analysis and reporting

• Experience with Sage Accounting Software or similar accounting software

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting

• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines

• Strong understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices

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