Robert Half Staff Accountant in Waltham, Massachusetts
Description Robert Half currently has a short-term contract / temporary position open for an experienced, organized Staff Accountant at a dynamic, growing organization. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Waltham, Massachusetts region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.
Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner
Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting Requirements - Recent and relevant accounting experience
Efficient in ERP systems
Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
High attention to detail
Invoice experience highly desired
Knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)
Proven knowledge of month end closings
Account reconciliation experience
Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines
Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills
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