Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Morristown, New Jersey

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. Based in the Morristown, New Jersey region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity where effort is rewarded. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A very involved position, this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. And during the monthly close, your responsibilities will also cover various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes.

What you get to do every day

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • 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

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls under SOX accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Partake in annual closing processes

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

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

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Oracle experience

  • Microsoft Excel experience required

  • Bank reconciliations experience

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

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Experience with ERP systems

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

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

  • Ability to work within 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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