Robert Half International Staff Accountant in GRAND RONDE, Oregon

Staff Accountant

Looking to take the next step in your accounting career? Check out this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant through Accountemps at a dynamic company in the governmental sector. Your responsibilities as Staff Accountant will include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, and general ledger reconciliation. In addition, you will look over schedules for the reporting processes, participate in compliance, and keep in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. A good deal of time in this position will be spent on accounts receivable and travel reimbursement.

Staff Accountant Duties

  • Accounts Receivable

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

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

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Accounts receivable experience

  • General ledger experience

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Expense reports experience preferred

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

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.

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