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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Torrance, California

Description A growing company in the Construction/Contractor industry is looking for an efficient Staff Accountant to join them. Apply through Robert Half today! The company offering this terrific long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity is based in the Torrance, California region and provides rewards for hard work. 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. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, play an active role in compliance, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

Major responsibilities

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

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

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process Requirements - Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

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

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

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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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