Robert Half International Staff Accountant in INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana

Accountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A very involved position, the Staff Accountant spends a good deal of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Indianapolis, Indiana area, this company is offering a short term temporary opportunity that's sure to challenge as well as reward effort.

What you get to do every day

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

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

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Accounts payable experience

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Command of accounts receivable

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

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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