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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in SYRACUSE, New York

Description If you're looking to give your accounting career a boost, Robert Half currently has a Staff Accountant position open at a growing firm in the Non-Profit industry. Located in the Syracuse, New York region, the organization offering this long-term contract / temporary to full-time opportunity provides rewards to those who dedicate extra effort in the work place. As Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. You'll also review schedules for the reporting processes, stay in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and play an active role in compliance.

Major responsibilities

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

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

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision Requirements - Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired

  • Strong familiarity with data entry

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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