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Robert Half Sr. Staff Accountant in NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia

Description Robert Half is searching for an experienced Staff Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Newport News, Virginia area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Major responsibilities

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

  • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

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

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • ERP system experience

  • Annual Operating Budget experience

  • Proven knowledge of month end closings

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • Comprehensive knowledge of analytics

  • Experience with Adjusting Journal Entries

  • Annual Planning experience preferred

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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