Robert Half Sr. Staff Accountant in Santa Cruz, California
Are you looking to work with a terrific Tax Consulting company? This full-time Staff Accountant position might be right for you. Candidates looking for strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement should consider this position. If you're looking for work as a Staff Accountant, you'll be interested in Robert Half's opportunity for ambitious and detail-oriented candidates to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort. Based in the Santa Cruz, California area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. 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. Candidates who can participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes will be preferred for this role. To be preferred for this position, you will need to have a complex understanding Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Contact Tony Santana of Robert Half for more information about this role.
Your responsibilities in this role
Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management
Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
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
Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Partake in various department-wide initiatives
Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Requirements - Less than one year of experience preferred
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Public Accounting Tax experience
Public Accounting experience desired
Strong familiarity with CPA Firm
Strong analytical capabilities and discernment
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
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