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Robert Half Junior/Staff Accountant in PARSIPPANY, New Jersey

Description Robert Half has partnered with an esteemed organization in the Insurance - Health industry to find a Staff Accountant to join their dynamic team. In the role of Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. The majority of time spent in this position involves producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This multi-faceted, challenging long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity is at a Parsippany, New Jersey based company where effort is rewarded and the environment is thriving.

Your responsibilities

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

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

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll Requirements - Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Financial analysis experience preferred

  • Proficiency in general ledger

  • Knowledge of journal entries

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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