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Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York


If you're a Staff Accountant interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative PE firm, you might be the right individual for this role. The ideal candidate for this Staff Accountant position can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. If you can perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, and review schedules reporting processes, you will succeed in this role. This position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.


  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close

  • Produce complex account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

If interested in the role send resume to Ben Turnbull at Robert Half with subject line "Staff Accountant".


  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Foundational knowledge in US GAAP

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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