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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Description

If you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative Financial Services company, Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for a full-time Staff Accountant. Those driven by a challenging work environment with many components will thrive in this role. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. This role's duties include internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This Minneapolis, Minnesota area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. You might be our ideal candidate, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

What you get to do every day

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Solid understanding of account reconciliation

  • GAAP Accounting experience preferred

  • Command of month end closings

  • Proficiency in journal entries

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Date Posted: September 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02310-0011557890

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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