Robert Half International Staff Accountant in ROCHESTER, New York
Description An up-and-coming firm in the Education - University industry has teamed up with Accountemps to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their team. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted long-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity is based in the Rochester, New York region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.
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 needed
Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management
Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner
Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation Requirements - Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)
Deep understanding of bank reconciliations
Accounts Payable (AP) experience
Year end closings experience
Month end closings experience preferred
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Ability to meet deadlines
Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
Efficient in ERP systems
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
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.