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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Norfolk, Virginia


If you're looking for full-time Staff Accountant work, Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for you to become a critical part of an innovative company. This is a job where someone driven by a challenging work environment with many components can thrive. You might be a good fit for this Staff Accountant position if you can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Other responsibilities include internal reporting during the monthly close, participation in compliance, interaction with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. Based in the Norfolk, Virginia area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This could be the ideal position for you, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

How you will make an impact

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

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

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

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation


  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Adjusting Entries experience

  • Perform Month-end experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounting Entries

  • General familiarity with Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Month-end Close Activities

  • Practical knowledge of year end closings

  • Accounting Principles experience

  • Adeptness in Month-end Reports

  • Ad Hoc Reporting experience

  • Year-end Reporting experience highly preferred

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

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Experience with ERP systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Norfolk, VA

Date Posted: February 18, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04550-0011710067

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance