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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Description 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. This is career-building opportunity is located in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas region and offered on a long-term temporary-to-full-time basis. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. You'll also be reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and playing an active role in compliance.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

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

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Previous experience working with Private Grants

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Adeptness in bank reconciliations

  • Foundational knowledge in Adjusting Journal Entries

  • Experience with journal entries

  • Good understanding of grant accounting

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Federal Grant experience highly preferred

  • Background working with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

  • Practical knowledge of Pivot Table

  • Proficiency in general ledger

  • Earlier work involving Government Grants

  • General familiarity with VLOOKUP

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • High attention to detail

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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.

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 named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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 temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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