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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half
Location: Albany
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Ref ID: 02880-0011761539Classification: Staff AccountantCompensation: $25.12 to $29.08 hourlyIf 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. The responsibilities of the Staff Accountant include 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 look over schedules for the reporting processes, participate in compliance, and keep in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. An involved position, you will be producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This multi-faceted, challenging long-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity is at a Albany, New York based company where effort is rewarded and the environment is thriving.Your responsibilities in this role- Be a part of various department-wide initiatives- Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation- Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings- Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed- Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules- Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise mannerJob Requirements:- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment- Proficient in ERP systems- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines- Aging Accounts experience preferred- Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)- Accounts Payable (AP) experience- Financial reporting experience- Adeptness in bank reconciliations- Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)- Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges- Spreadsheet and database capabilities- Recent and relevant accounting experienceAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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 named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.-- 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

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