Staff Accountant

Robert Half
01 Oct 2020
10 Oct 2020
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 03569608

Classification: Staff Accountant

Compensation: $25.00 to $28.00 hourly

Accountemps is looking for an experienced Staff Accountant with an eye for accuracy. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year–end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and work alongside our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Financial Statements, and Budgets. Based in the Portland, Oregon region, this company offers an engaging and mulit–faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. What you get to do every day – Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll – Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision – Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner – Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules – Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation – Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments – Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP – Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management – Ad–hoc tasks and special projects, as needed – Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

Job Requirements:
– Experience with ERP systems – Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" – Recent and relevant accounting experience – Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision – Detailed and have the ability work independently – BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics – Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment – Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required – Bank reconciliations experience – General familiarity with Balance Sheet Reconciliation – Account reconciliation experience required – Microsoft Excel experience – Proven knowledge of Financial Edge – Well–founded grasp of fixed assets – Month end closings experience desired – Journal entries experience preferred – Spreadsheet and database capabilities – Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines – Competent with spreadsheets and databases

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities – fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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