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Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Based in the New York, New York area, this exciting short-term contract / temporary opportunity is set in an engaging work place where hard work is rewarded. The duties of Staff Accountant include fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, and the preparation of monthly and year-end closings. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

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

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Journal entries experience highly desired

  • Strong familiarity with bank reconciliations

  • Fixed assets experience preferred

  • Cash reconciliations experience preferred

  • Daily Cash Receipts experience desired

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational 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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