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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in SAGINAW, Michigan


Staff Accountant

Build your career in accounting with Robert Half Finance, now offering a full-time position in the CPA Firm - Other industry for an experienced Staff Accountant that has a knack for problem-solving and enjoys new challenges. In this position, as the Staff Accountant you will be required to go beyond the numbers and provide top tier accounting, tax and audit service to a variety of clients across a plethora of industries is critical to day to day success. Whether preparing tax projects or returns for partnerships, corporate and international clients, or individuals; or participating in attestation engagements, opportunities to experience service lines and explore industries are endless. The ideal candidate will possess research skills, coupled with an analytical and intuitive mindset. Sound business judgement, a mind for critical thinking and problem solving, and thorough organizational skills are just a few of the qualities necessary to carry out this role. The ideal candidate will be agile in processes, equipped to provide proactive accounting and tax support, possess organizational expertise, and maintain the highest quality of client service, with a degree of confidentiality that is unwavering. This Saginaw, Michigan area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. For immediate and condfidential consideration, please reach out to David Sehoyan at 248-205-5582 Ext 48122.

Your responsibilities

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

-Participate in tax engagements, including preparation of individual and business tax returns, tax planning opportunities, and tax estimate preparations for a variety of businesses and individuals.

-Participate in attestation engagements, including sampling, testing, and report preparation for a variety of businesses and organizations

-Assist in developing and supporting relationships with small business and individual clients, including proactively contributing to and implementing resolutions

-Support requests from external clients or internally as part of engagement planning or delivery.

  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

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


  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics, A desire to obtain CPA license preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in public accounting, including a busy season.

-Experience with exempt organizations is a plus.

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • High attention to detail

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Online and Microsoft Excel experience

  • Experience with ERP systems, Experience with Thomson Reuters tax software is preferred

  • Ability to thrive under pressure and Vow to meet business deadlines

-Demonstrated agility with serving multiple clients simultaneously

-Leadership skills, sound judgement and the ability to effectively interact with Firm personnel and clients.

-Ability to handle sensitive situations with confidentiality and extreme discretion.

-Ability to recognize problems, ask the right questions, think critically and contribute to identifying solutions

-Ability to travel as needed, which may approximate 20-30% of time.

-This is an exempt position, so hours that exceed a standard 40-hour work week will be required during busy times

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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