Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York
Description Seeking a full-time Staff Accountant position with a terrific company? Strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement could be yours in this position. Staff Accountants looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity for ambitious and detail-oriented candidates. This company, based in the New York, New York area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. If you have the ability to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close, you will be preferred for this position. If you're looking for work where you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. This is a position you will thrive in, if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.
Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request
Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
Partake in various department-wide initiatives
Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting
Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation
Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP Requirements - Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Proficiency in Accounts Payable (AP)
Experience with Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics
Expertise in Microsoft Excel
Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings
Consolidated Financial Statements experience
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Skilled with ERP systems
Detailed and have the ability work independently
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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