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Staff Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting Washington Full-Time
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00 / year
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Classification: Accountant - Staff

Compensation: $65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year

If you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative company, you might be the full-time Staff Accountant Robert Half Finance is looking for. You might be our ideal candidate, if you are driven by a challenging work environment with many components. To succeed in this Staff Accountant role, you will need to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. This role is for someone who wants to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This Washington, District of Columbia area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This could be the ideal position for you, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. What you get to do every single day - Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation - Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks - Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision - Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation - Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll - Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner - Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries - Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP - In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts - Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management - Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments - Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request - Partake in various department-wide initiatives
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - ERP system experience - Accounts Payable (AP) experience - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges - Competent with spreadsheets and databases - Great attention to detail - Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills - Vow to meet business deadlines - Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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.

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Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation

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