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Robert Half Staff Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana

Description Robert Half Finance & Accounting is partnered with a nationally recognized Marine Transportation Services entity to identify a dynamic Staff Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana!

If you are searching for a TRANSFORMATIVE CAREER, this is it!

-People First Culture -Limitless Advancement Potential -Aggressive Retirement Match, at 4.5% -Full Benefits Offered at Low Cost Premiums -Industry Leading Employee Retention Rates For confidential consideration, please contact Kaydee Kaiser at (337) 281-5646. I look forward to connecting with you! SUMMARY The Staff Accountant is a collaborative team player responsible for providing accounting and analytical support to Liquid Cargo Business Units while performing other general ledger accounting responsibilities as assigned. The Staff Accountant must be a highly organized and motivated team player with excellent communication skills to support continuous improvement across the business. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

To maximize value in this position, the Staff Accountant must have a deep understanding of the businesses they support, proactively involve themselves in issue resolution initiatives, and provide informed analysis and insight. · Collaborates closely with the Liquid Cargo Business Unit, Senior Staff Accountant, and others within the Accounting department to ensure accurate accounting of tank barge, and towboat services · Gains a thorough understanding of the systems and processes used to invoice customers for liquid cargo services; supplies recommendations for improvements as needed · Attends and actively participates in business unit financial meetings to maintain real time knowledge of current operating activities, assess financial performance, and understand expected profitability · Prepares manual journal entries to ensure revenue and expenses are recognized in the appropriate periods · Helps to systemize knowledge transfer and cross-training; develops methods of sharing information and ideas across different areas of the business · Documents Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for assigned responsibilities to support continuous improvement of the business ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

· Adheres to internal control procedures associated with specific individual responsibilities to ensure properly authorized and appropriate transactions · Engages in special projects as assigned, including data analysis and data driven decisions Requirements · Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance · 1-3 years of detail oriented accounting experience · Demonstrated knowledge of US GAAP and accounting controls · Experience in utilizing ERP systems for general ledger purposes - Workday Financials preferred · Proficiency across the Microsoft Office Suite (Office 365) · Intermediate - Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel


· Effective and organized individual, who can prioritize tasks as well as establish and execute plans to meet deadlines · High level professionalism in communicating regularly with internal and external customers using video conferencing, email, and phone calls · Strong team player with the desire to collaborate with others while also possessing the ability to operate independently · Creative thinker and natural problem solver · Highly organized and disciplined individual, who takes pride in quality delivery

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