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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Okemos, Michigan


If you're looking for work as a full-time Staff Accountant, this terrific Service company might have a job for you. This position can offer you strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement. Robert Half is looking for an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant for a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort. Located in the Lansing, Michigan area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. In this role, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. The ideal candidate for this role will be comfortable participating in compliance, interacting with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. If you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, you will be preferred for this role.

For immediate consideration, please call Jennifer Willis at 517.619.1899 or email your resume to jennifer.willis@roberthalf.c0m.

How you will make an impact

  • Manage reconciliation of numerous account, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

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

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

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

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

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

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

    Requirements - 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • High attention to detail

  • General Journal experience highly desired

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Audit Prep

  • General ledger experience

  • Financial statement preparation experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Public Schools

  • Adeptness in Adjusting Journal Entries

  • Journal entries experience preferred

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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