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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in TROY, Michigan

Description Build your career in accounting with Robert Half Salaried Professional Services, now offering a full-time position for an experienced Staff Accountant that has a knack for problem-solving and enjoys new challenges. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Major responsibilities

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

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

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process Requirements - Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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

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

  • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • General ledger experience preferred

  • Deep understanding of month end closings

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of journal entries

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient in ERP systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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