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Robert Half Staff Accountant in ALBANY, New York

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 Real Estate & Property industry to find an experienced Staff Accountant for their team. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. 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. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The Albany, New York based company is offering this position on a long-term contract / temporary to hire basis. They provide an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules Requirements - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

  • ERP system experience

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.

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 U.S. 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.

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