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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Torrance, California

Description Are you an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy? Accountemps has an exciting opportunity at a rapidly-growing organization in the Construction/Contractor industry for a Staff Accountant. This is career-building opportunity is located in the Torrance, California region and offered on a long-term temporary basis. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A great deal of time in this position will be spent producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. And during the monthly close, your responsibilities will also cover various aspects of internal reporting. You'll also be reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and playing an active role in compliance.

How you will make an impact

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Skilled with ERP systems

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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 named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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 temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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