Robert Half Staff Accountant in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Description Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a permanent opportunity with a respected company. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. Also, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.
What you get to do every single day
In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable
Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision
Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request
Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting
Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll Requirements
ERP system experience
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Financial reconciliation experience
Month end closings experience and non-profit experience with fund accounting ideal
Solid understanding of journal entries
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment
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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, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.