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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Rutherford, California


Are you a Staff Accountant? This terrific company has a full-time opportunity for you. You'll be interested in this position if strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement are priorities for you. Ambitious and detail-oriented candidates will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, as a Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate for this position can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. This is an opportunity to gain experience and training in cost accounting.

What you get to do every day

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

  • Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable


  • BS/BA in Accounting or similar discipline

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Well-founded grasp of Balance Sheet Reconciliation

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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled with ERP systems, spreadsheets and databases

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Practical knowledge of month end closings

  • Previous experience working with Month-end Journal Entries

  • General ledger experience

  • Quality experience with Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Skills in fixed assets

  • Prior experience with financial analysis

  • Hands-on experience with Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) is a plus

  • Good understanding of Journal Entry Preparation

  • Earlier work involving journal entries

For immediate consideration, please call Amanda Howell at 707-578-3355.

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