Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Scottsdale, Arizona

There's currently a short term temporary-to-fulltime position available for an experienced Staff Accountant with Accountemps. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and work alongside our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Financial Statements, and Budgets. This Scottsdale, Arizona based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Key responsibilities

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

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

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

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Deep understanding of bank reconciliations

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

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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