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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia

Description

If you're looking to further your career in accounting and enjoy solving complex problems, Accountemps has a terrific short-term temporary-to-full-time Staff Accountant position in the Non-Profit industry for you to check out. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Newport News, Virginia region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

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

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

Requirements

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Expertise in grant accounting

  • Deep understanding of financial reporting

  • Solid understanding of Government Grants

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Great attention to detail

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

If you are interested in this position, please contact Drew Johnson at 757-624-1100 or email drew.johnson@accountemps.com

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $17.10 - $19.80 / Hourly

Location: NEWPORT NEWS, VA

Date Posted: October 13, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 04550-0011573003

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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