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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.

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