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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Murfreesboro, Tennessee


Robert Half has a career-building opportunity for a Staff Accountant with experience and skill to join a renowned company on a permanent basis. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. Also, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Murfreesboro, Tennessee area, at a company where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

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


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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • ERP system experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

  • BA/BS or Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Great attention to detail

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

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

  • Foundational knowledge in data entry

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Data entry experience highly desired

  • Financial statement preparation experience

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