Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Torrance, California


The innovative team at Robert Half Finance is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant to help further their efforts in the Manufacturing industry on a full-time basis. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. Cost and Inventory knowledge would be highly desirable but we are willing to teach! This role is very integrated as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Torrance, California area, at a exciting retail and extreme- sports company where effort is rewarded.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Assist month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

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

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations


  • Recent and relevant accounting experience (1-2+ years)

  • AA or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics (Preferred)

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Knowledge of accounts payable

  • Accounts receivable experience

  • Solid understanding of inventory

  • Experience with ERP systems

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

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $50000 - 52000/year

Location: Torrance, CA

Date Posted: January 12, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 00750-0010802816

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance