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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Description An up-and-coming firm has teamed up with Robert Half to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team. The responsibilities of a Staff Accountant entail preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This New York, New York based firm has a short-term contract / temporary position available, and offers an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every day

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

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

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Proficiency in journal entries

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Month end closings experience

  • Payroll experience

  • NetSuite experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

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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