Staff Accountant

Robert Half
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Competitive salary
24 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

There is an opportunity with a terrific Manufacturing and Service company for a full-time Staff Accountant. Candidates looking for strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement should consider this position. If you're looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, Robert Half Finance is seeking ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountants. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Indianapolis, Indiana area, at a company where effort is rewarded. Preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and being responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be essential for this role. The ideal candidate for this role will be comfortable participating in compliance, interacting with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. If you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, you will be preferred for this role.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

- Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

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

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

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

- Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

- Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

- Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

- Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

- Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

- Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries


- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Proficient in ERP systems

- Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Bank reconciliations experience

- Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

- Journal entries experience

- 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

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

- Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges