Staff Accountant

Robert Half Accountemps
Rockville, MD
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 19, 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 company is located in the Rockville, Maryland region and is offering a dynamic, mulit-faceted short-term contract / temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. The duties of Staff Accountant include fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, and the preparation of monthly and year-end closings. A very involved position, this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also be involved in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.What you get to do every day- Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision- Take part in various department-wide initiatives- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested- Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll- Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner Requirements - Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases- Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment- Self-starter and strong ethical standards- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- Spreadsheet and database capabilities- Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills- Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement- Ability to meet deadlines- Efficient in ERP systems- Solid understanding of QuickBooks 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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