Staff Accountant

Robert Half Accountemps
Arlington, VA
May 12, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. This is career-building opportunity is located in the Arlington, Virginia region and offered on a short-term contract / temporary to hire basis. In this role, the Staff Accountant holds responsibility for preparing monthly and year-end closings, fixed asset maintenance, journal entries, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position spends a fair amount of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You'll also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.What you get to do every single day- Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process- Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed- Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting- Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll- Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines- Strong attention to detail- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills- Competent with spreadsheets and databases- Proficient in ERP systems- Deep understanding of bank reconciliations- Command of account reconciliation- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience desired- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases- Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills- Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment 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.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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