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Staff Accountant

at Robert Half

Pay: up to $22.95/hour
USD21.85 - 22.95 / Hourly
Posted: 7/17/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 00190-9502019098-usen

Job Description

Description
If you're an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy, there's an exciting opportunity through Accountemps for you to check out at a growing firm. As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. 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 position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Phoenix area, this company is offering a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity that's sure to challenge as well as reward effort.

Major responsibilities

- Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

- Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

- Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

- Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

- Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Requirements
- Experience with ERP systems

- Practical knowledge of Review Timesheets

- Well-founded grasp of billing

- Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Comprehensive knowledge of Cash Flow Reports

- Strong familiarity with month end closings

- General familiarity with debits

- General ledger experience preferred

- Expertise in journal entries

- Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics experience

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Competent with spreadsheets and databases

- Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

Application Instructions

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