Staff Accountant

Robert Half Accountemps
Falls Church, VA
Oct 04, 2022
Oct 08, 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 Falls Church, Virginia region and is offering a dynamic, mulit-faceted short-term contract / temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. As Staff Accountant, your duties will include preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A great deal of time in this position will be spent producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. 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.Major responsibilities- Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner- Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested- Participate in various department-wide initiatives- Partake in annual closing processes- Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules- Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll- Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases- Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required- Recent and relevant accounting experience- Knowledgeable of ERP systems- Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines- Strong familiarity with Ceridian- Excel VBA experience desired- Command of Excel Formulas- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing 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 ( .