Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Accountemps
Location
Portland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
31 Oct 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionIf you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Located in the Portland, Oregon region, the organization offering this short–term temporary opportunity provides rewards to those who dedicate extra effort in the work place. As Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly and year–end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A very involved position, this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You'll also review schedules for the reporting processes, stay in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and play an active role in compliance.What you get to do every day– Assist in implementation, maintenance 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– Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision– Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation– Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation– Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules– Ad–hoc tasks and special projects, as needed– Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll– Take part in various department–wide initiatives– Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable mannerRequirements– Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision– Experience with ERP systems– Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail– Ability to meet deadlines– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics– Spreadsheet and database capabilities– Recent and relevant accounting experience– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases– Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement– Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel– General familiarity with Balance Sheet Reconciliation– Experience with Analyze Financial Statements– Well–founded grasp of account reconciliation– Expertise in Corporate Tax– Foundational knowledge in dynamics– Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation– Month end closings experience– Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills– Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity 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. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local Accountemps office at or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.?? 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.**Salary:** $28.00 – $30.00 / Hourly**Location:** PORTLAND, OR**Date Posted:** October 21, 2020**Employment Type:** Temporary**Job Reference:** 03588825**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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