Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Forest, Virginia

Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a short term temporary position. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. This very involved position works to 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 Forest, Virginia region.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Account reconciliation experience required

  • Payroll experience desired

  • Strong familiarity with QuickBooks

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

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

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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