Staff Accountant

Employer
Robert Half Accountemps
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Jan 13, 2022
Closes
Jan 24, 2022
Ref
326183105
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Description Take the next step in your accounting career by checking out this fantastic opportunity through Robert Half! They've partnered with an esteemed organization in the Accounting industry to find an experienced Staff Accountant for their team. The responsibilities of a Staff Accountant entail 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. Your duties will also include participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors throughout quarterly reviews and annual audits. An involved position, you will be producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted short-term contract / temporary opportunity is based in the Bethesda, Maryland region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.Responsibilities- Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested- Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation- Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision- Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management- Partake in annual closing processes- Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules- Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments- Participate in various department-wide initiatives- Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP- Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases- Current and relevant ERP system experience- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases- Deep understanding of account reconciliation- Command of Consumer Loans- Approved Loans experience desired- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines- Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment- Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement- Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skillsRobert 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. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information. (C) 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

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