Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York
Description If you're looking to give your accounting career a boost, Robert Half currently has a Staff Accountant position open at a growing firm in the Investment Banking industry. Located in the New York, New York region, the organization offering this short-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity provides rewards to those who dedicate extra effort in the work place. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, your will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.
What you get to do every day
Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
Be a part of various department-wide initiatives
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner Requirements - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Bank reconciliations experience
Foundational knowledge in Bank Account Reconciliation
Expertise in Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation
Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation
Proficiency in Balance Sheet Reconciliation
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Vow to meet business deadlines
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