Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in OLD GREENWICH, Connecticut

Accountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant. The responsibilities of the Staff Accountant include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be your reponsibility. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Old Greenwich, Connecticut area, the company offering this challenging long term temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.

What you get to do every single day

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial auditing

  • Accounts receivable experience

  • Adeptness in account reconciliation

  • Solid understanding of QuickBooks

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel

  • Strong familiarity with accounts payable

  • Experience with account analysis

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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