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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Osterville, Massachusetts


If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. The company offering this terrific long-term temporary opportunity is based in the Osterville, Massachusetts region and provides rewards for hard work. The Staff Accountant plays a major role in the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. You will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You'll also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.

How you will make an impact as the Staff Accountant:

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision


Skills of the Staff Accountant:

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Financial reporting experience

  • General familiarity with electronic billing

  • Adeptness in reconciliations

  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrated knowledge of inventory

  • Deep understanding of account analysis

  • General ledger experience preferred

  • Journal entries experience preferred

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

If you would like to be considered as the Staff Accountant, please apply today! Our client is looking to set up interviews immediately.

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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.

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Salary: $20.00 - $28.00 / Hourly

Location: Osterville, MA

Date Posted: February 17, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02110-0011708680

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance