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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Description An up-and-coming firm has teamed up with Robert Half to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team. As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. Your duties will also include participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors throughout quarterly reviews and annual audits. A very involved position, the Staff Accountant spends a good deal of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Pittsfield, Massachusetts area, the company offering this challenging short-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.

What you get to do every single day

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

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

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

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

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings Requirements - Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Foundational knowledge in Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Deep understanding of general ledger

  • Journal entries experience

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

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

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Working knowledge of 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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