Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York
Description Robert Half is on the look-out for an organized individual with accounting chops to join a growing Non-Profit organization in the short-term contract / temporary role of Staff Accountant. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the New York, New York region.
What you get to do every day
Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules Requirements - Recent and relevant accounting experience
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Current and relevant ERP system experience
Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Journal entries experience
Adeptness in Monthly Financial Reports
Daily Cash Receipts experience
Bank reconciliations experience preferred
Account reconciliation experience highly desired
Strong familiarity with Financial Edge
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
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