Staff Accountant

Robert Half
Arlington, VA
Jun 09, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Ref ID: 04580-0011846804Classification: Staff AccountantCompensation: $19.79 to $22.91 hourlyLooking to take the next step in your accounting career? Check out this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant through Accountemps at a dynamic firm. The responsibilities of the Staff Accountant include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will also participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This role also involves the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Arlington, Virginia based company is offering a short-term temporary opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.Major responsibilities- Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules- Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management- 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- Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments- Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision- Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payrollJob Requirements:- Strong analytical capabilities and discernment- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment- Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired- Strong familiarity with batching- Microsoft Excel experience highly desired- Expertise in Coding Invoices- Proven knowledge of Costpoint (Deltek)- Well-founded grasp of Deltek Costpoint- Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases- ERP system experience- Competent with spreadsheets and databases- Recent and relevant accounting experience- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills- Strong attention to detailAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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 named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms. Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. 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) 2020 Accountemps. 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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