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Staff Accountant

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

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant with terrific organizational skills to take up a long-term temporary-to-full-time position at a growing company. The Staff Accountant is 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 hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Financial Statements, and Budgets. Based in the Birmingham, Alabama region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments
  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives
  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules
  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management
  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliationIf you are interested in this position apply online or send resume directly to Emily.Busby@accountemps.comRequirements
    • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
    • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
    • Microsoft Excel experience
    • Account analysis experience
    • Proficiency in PeopleSoft
    • Expertise in GAAP Accounting
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
    • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills
    • Knowledgeable of ERP systems
    • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
    • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environmentAccountemps 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: $20.00 - $24.00 / HourlyLocation: BIRMINGHAM, ALDate Posted: January 29, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 00100-0011356444Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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