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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Stamford, Connecticut region.Major responsibilities

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives
  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
  • Maintain monthly payment schedules
  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAPRequirements
    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
    • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
    • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
    • General ledger experience preferred
    • General Ledger System experience preferred
    • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience highly desired
    • Solid understanding of dynamics
    • Proficiency in Balance Sheets
    • Proven knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)
    • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Knowledgeable of ERP systems
    • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
    • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills
    • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlinesPlease email resume to greg.longo@accountemps.comAccountemps, 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 FORTUNEs 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 888.490.3195 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/accountemps 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: $24.11 - $27.92 / HourlyLocation: STAMFORD, CTDate Posted: March 9, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 00720-0011415739Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

Keywords: Robert Half Accountemps, Stamford , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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