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Robert Half Staff Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana

Description

Robert Half is looking for an experienced, organized individual to take on the long-term contract to full-time role of Staff Accountant at a growing, dynamic company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, 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 involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the New Orleans, Louisiana region, this company offers an engaging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reporting

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

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

    Requirements

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

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Bank reconciliations experience preferred

  • Adeptness in journal entries

  • Deep understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • General Journal experience

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles. Apply with us today!

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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