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Robert Half staff accountant in NEW HYDE PARK, New York

Description Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a permanent opportunity. 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. Lend your skills towards developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the New Hyde Park, New York area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Major responsibilities

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

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

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

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks Requirements - Less than one year of experience

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Proficiency in Journal Entry

  • Foundational knowledge in bank reconciliations

  • Experience with account reconciliation

  • Command of General Journal

  • General familiarity with Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Practical knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Proven knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Well-founded grasp of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of journal entries

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

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

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