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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana


Staff Accountant candidates will be interested in Robert Half Finance's full-time opportunity with an innovative company. Those driven by a challenging work environment with many components will thrive in this role. If you can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation, you might be right for this Staff Accountant position. 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. Located in the New Orleans, Louisiana area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This position is ideal for 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

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

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

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

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

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

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

  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

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

This is an exciting opportunity in the CBD area of New Orleans and our client is highly motivated to find the perfect addition to their team! If you meet these requirements and want to discuss a confidential search, please contact Carrie Lewis, CPA at or 504-529-2691

Thank you for your interest in Robert Half Finance and Accounting!


  • Intermediate to Expert knowledge of Excel spreadsheets and databases including Pivot Tables and VLookups

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Month end closings experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of general ledger

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting from an accredited college

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888-490-5461 for additional information.

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Salary: $55000 - 68000/year

Location: New Orleans, LA

Date Posted: June 12, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 04640-0011030230

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance

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