Robert Half Staff Accountant in Shawnee, Kansas
Description Robert Half is searching for a Staff Accountant. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares 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. The majority of time spent in this position involves producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The Shawnee, Kansas based company is offering this position on a long-term contract / temporary basis. They provide an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.
Your responsibilities in this role
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Great attention to detail
Ability to meet deadlines
ERP system experience
Proven knowledge of bank reconciliations
Well-founded grasp of Monthly Bank Reconciliation
Foundational knowledge in Month-end Journal Entries
Journal entries experience
General ledger experience
Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings
Ad Hoc Reporting experience
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Robert 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.
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