Robert Half Staff Accountant in PLEASANTON, California
Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Based in the Pleasanton, California region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted short-term contract / contract / temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant holds responsibility for preparing monthly and year-end closings, fixed asset maintenance, journal entries, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A great deal of time in this position will be spent producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes.
Your responsibilities in this role
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
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
Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision
Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner Requirements - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
High attention to detail
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills
Current and relevant ERP system experience
Recent and relevant accounting experience
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment
QuickBooks Enterprise experience highly desired
Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required
Strong familiarity with billing
Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)
Microsoft Excel experience
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. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 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.