Robert Half International Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York
Description Take the next step in your accounting career by checking out this fantastic opportunity through Accountemps! They've partnered with an esteemed organization to find an experienced Staff Accountant for their team. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. 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. Located in the New York, New York area, the company offering this challenging long-term temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.
What you get to do every single day
Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Maintain monthly payment schedules Requirements - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Form 1099 experience
Comprehensive knowledge of Annual Budget
Adeptness in accruals
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Closing Processes experience
Foundational knowledge in Balance Sheet Account
Knowledge of bank reconciliations
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills
Experience with ERP systems
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.