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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Shelby, North Carolina


Accountemps is looking for an experienced, organized individual to take on the short-term temporary-to-full-time role of Staff Accountant at a growing, dynamic company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact 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, Financial Statements, and Budgets. This Shelby, North Carolina based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments


  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • General familiarity with Process Improvement

  • Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Adeptness in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Solid understanding of SAP

  • Experience with Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Great attention to detail

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $22.96 - $26.59 / Hourly

Location: Shelby, NC

Date Posted: November 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 03200-0011620650

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance