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Robert Half Sr. Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington

Description You could find the perfect full-time Staff Accountant position working for this terrific company. Candidates looking to advance their careers while receiving strong compensation and excellent benefits will be interested in this position. Robert Half is working with a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, to find an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Seattle, Washington area, at a company where effort is rewarded. This position is for candidates with 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. In this role, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. We're looking for people who have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

What you get to do every single day

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation Requirements - Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Proven knowledge of property accounting

  • Deep understanding of account reconciliation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Full Cycle Accounting

  • Experience with Construction Accounting

  • Practical knowledge of month end closings

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel

  • Construction project accounting experience

  • GAAP Accounting experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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