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Accountant at Robert Half


Robert Half Chesapeake, VA Full Time
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Ref ID: 04550-0011959040

Classification: Staff Accountant

Compensation: DOE

Build your career in accounting with Robert Half, now offering a permanent position in the Real Estate & Property industry for an experienced Accountant that has a knack for problem-solving and enjoys new challenges. As an Accountant, you will be in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. This position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Chesapeake, Virginia area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that allows great work life balance with a non traditional start time if needed.


- Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

- Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

- Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

- Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

- Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

- In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

- Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close duties

- Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

Interested candidates please contact Tamara Young


- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

- Experience with QuickBooks helpful

- Excellent attention to detail

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred equivalent experience considered

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Prior experience with Accounts Payable (AP)

- Hands-on experience with Worker's Compensation

- Practical knowledge of Month-end Journal Entries

- Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Good understanding of Fixed Asset Ledger

- Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

- Comprehension of Form 1099

- Well-founded grasp of Intercompany Transaction

- Bank reconciliations experience desired

- Proven knowledge of Account Setup

- Wide ranging experience with Prepare Journal Entries

- Automated Clearing House (ACH) experience highly desired

- Previous experience working with investments

- Foundational knowledge in payroll

- Deep understanding of Employee Timesheets

- Skills in Property Tax

- Manual Checks experience preferred

- Quality experience with Post Journal Entries

- Earlier work involving escrow

- General familiarity with journal entries

- Expertise in Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Experience with Form 1099

- The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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