Robert Half International Staff Accountant in SCHENECTADY, New York
Are you looking to work with a terrific company? This full-time Staff Accountant position might be right for you. You could receive strong compensation and excellent benefits in this position, all while advancing your career! If you're looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, Robert Half Finance is seeking ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountants. Based in the Schenectady, New York area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. You might be a good fit for this position if you have the ability to 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. If you think you can participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. This could be the ideal position for you, if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries
Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting
Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision
Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Journal entries experience
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
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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