Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Woodstock, Ontario


Candidates looking for full-time work will be interested in Robert Half Finance's Staff Accountant opportunity with an innovative firm. You might thrive in this role if you are driven by a challenging work environment with many components. This Staff Accountant position is for candidates who can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. To thrive in this role, you will need to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external clients for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. Based in the Woodstock, Ontario area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This could be the ideal position for you, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Major responsibilities

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

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

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls under SOX while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process


  • Strong familiarity with full charge bookkeeping

  • Practical knowledge of QuickBooks

  • Proven knowledge of Notice to Reader

  • Financial statement preparation experience required

  • Well-founded grasp of Review Engagements

  • Auditing experience

  • Foundational knowledge in corporate taxes

  • Personal tax experience highly desired

  • General familiarity with CaseWare

  • Quality experience with ProFile

  • Wide ranging experience with Simply Accounting

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

  • Degree or Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 per year

Location: Woodstock, ON

Date Posted: December 20, 2018

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 05210-0010639369

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance