Robert Half Finance & Accounting Staff Accountant in Jacksonville, Florida

Robert Half Finance Accounting is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a Fortune 500 company. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will report to the Accounting Manager, and you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Role Responsibilities

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested Qualifications

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting or Finance required

  • At least 2 years of Accounting experience

  • Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program skills required

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Experience with Oracle

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 01120-0009317442

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: FL

City: Jacksonville

Postal Code: 32204

Compensation: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: Journal Entries, Microsoft Excel, Financial Statement Preparation, General Ledger, Account Analysis, Oracle