Staff Accountant

Robert Half
Bethesda, MD
Apr 16, 2021
Apr 22, 2021
Full Time
Ref ID: 04540-0011751055Classification: Staff AccountantCompensation: $55000.00 to $70000.00 yearlyIf you're interested in becoming a critical part of an innovative Financial Services company, Robert Half Finance has an opportunity for a full-time Staff Accountant. We're looking for people who 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 will involve internal reporting during the monthly close, participation in compliance, interaction with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. This company, based in the Bethesda, Maryland area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. You might be our ideal candidate, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for journal entries, reconciliations and month-end close (a real GL guru).Your responsibilities in this role- Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation- Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP- Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions- Participate in various department-wide initiatives- Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting- Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations- Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested- Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries- Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable- Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparationIdeal candidates will have a BS in Accounting, 2+ years of general ledger accounting preferably coming out of a financial services company. To apply to this Staff Accountant role please follow the apply hyperlink in this post or call Caren Bach at 301.656.7121 for more information. Job Requirements:- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases- Strong attention to detail- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity- Deep understanding of bank reconciliations- Ledger Account Reconciliation experience preferred- Month end closings experience- Journal entries experience required- General ledger experience desired- Skilled with ERP systems- Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or EconomicsRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs. When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes' annual ranking of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. (C) 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. 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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