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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Arlington
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionAn up-and-coming firm has teamed up with Accountemps to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their growing team. In the role of Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will have charge over many aspects of internal reporting. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. The majority of time spent in this position involves producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This multi-faceted, challenging short-term temporary opportunity is at a Arlington, Virginia based company where effort is rewarded and the environment is thriving.Your responsibilities

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives
  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payrollRequirements
    • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
    • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
    • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
    • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
    • Current and relevant ERP system experience
    • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
    • Expertise in Month-end Close Activities
    • Accruals experience desiredIf you are interested, email your resume to Matthew.Shope@accountemps.comAccountemps 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 magazines 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 888.490.3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / HourlyLocation: ARLINGTON, VADate Posted: February 11, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 04580-0011374518Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

Keywords: Robert Half Accountemps, Washington DC , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Arlington, DC

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