Robert Half Staff Accountant in Santa Monica, California
If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant/Finance position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Set in the Santa Monica, California area, the company offeringthis temporary to hire opportunity encourages innovation and rewards effort in the work place. The duties of Staff Accountant include fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, and the preparation of monthly and year-end closings. Be prepared to dedicate a fair amount of time to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes.
What you get to do every single day
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments
Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
This is a remote role but will need to commute into the Great Los Angeles area 1-2 times per month.
Requirements - Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Adeptness in QuickBooks
Strong familiarity with financial reporting
Month end closings experience preferred
Financial modeling experience desired
Demonstrated knowledge of NetSuite
Command of account analysis
Great attention to detail
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
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