Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Santa Barbara, California

Accountemps is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant with an eye for accuracy to fill a short term temporary position at a growing Manufacturing company. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements.

What you get to do every single day

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives
  • Maintain monthly payment schedules
  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls under SOX accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management
  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Bank reconciliations experience
  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Current and relevant ERP system experience
  • Recent and relevant accounting experience
  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

Please send your resume to Nicole.halverson@accountemps.com for immediate consideration.

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills ? helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNE magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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