Robert Half General Ledger Accountant in Salt Lake City, Utah
Description If you're a skilled accountant and enjoy solving complex problems, Robert Half is currently looking for a talented Staff Accountant to join their efforts in the Manufacturing industry on a permanent basis. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting throughout the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. 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. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Salt Lake City, Utah area, at a company where effort is rewarded.
How you will make an impact
Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process
Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers
Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting
Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision
Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable
In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
Partake in various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
Foundational knowledge in Debit Credit
Command of Macros
Proficiency in SQL
General ledger experience
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
Great attention to detail
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Proficient in ERP systems
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
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