Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, this exciting long-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity is set in an engaging work place where hard work is rewarded. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A great deal of time in this position will be spent producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You'll also be involved in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.
How you will make an impact
Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested Requirements - Account reconciliation experience preferred
Microsoft Excel experience
Investment Accounts experience
Non-profit fund accounting experience required
Solid understanding of Financial Edge
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
Experience with ERP systems
2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
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 temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.