Robert Half International Staff Accountant in INDEPENDENCE, Ohio

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Located in the Independence, Ohio, the organization offering this long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity provides rewards to those who dedicate extra effort in the work place. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A great deal of time in this position will be spent producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. And during the monthly close, your responsibilities will also cover various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

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

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Earlier work involving Microsoft Dynamics CRM

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Dynamics NAV

  • Journal entries experience

  • Account reconciliation experience preferred

  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Dynamics SL

  • Practical knowledge of Lawson

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Well-founded grasp of financial statements consolidation

  • Skills in NetSuite

  • Wide ranging experience with Microsoft Dynamics C6

  • Foundational knowledge in financial reconciliation

  • Quality experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX

  • Solid understanding of general ledger

  • Strong familiarity with bank reconciliations

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

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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