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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Whittier, California

Description

Robert Half has a career-building opportunity for a Staff Accountant with experience and skill to join a renowned Retail company on a permanent basis. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will lend your skills to developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very complex as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This remote position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Major responsibilities

  • Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

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

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

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

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

    Requirements

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • General familiarity with Bank Deposit

  • Post Journal Entries experience

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Adeptness in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Financial reporting experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in Post Journal Entries

  • Bank reconciliations experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Sales Commision

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

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

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • High attention to detail

For confidential consideration, please apply directly with your resume or call Brittany at (562) 356-1031. If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact him or her directly to expedite your candidacy for this role.

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