Staff Accountant

Robert Half
Arlington, VA
Jun 08, 2021
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
Ref ID: 04580-0011838540Classification: Staff AccountantCompensation: $23.75 to $27.50 hourlyIf you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the Arlington, Virginia region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted long-term 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. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you'll also be charged with various aspects of internal reporting. 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 day- Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision- Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Take part in various department-wide initiatives- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner- Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll- Participate 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- Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedulesJob Requirements:- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- Self-starter and strong ethical standards- Knowledgeable of ERP systems- Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required- High attention to detail- Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines- Competent with spreadsheets and databases- Proficiency in month end closings- Solid understanding of Fixed Asset Accounting- Expertise in journal entries- Deltek experience- Recent and relevant accounting experienceAccountemps, 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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