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Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Description Join the efforts of a dynamic, rapidly-growing firm in the Professional Services industry as a Staff Accountant by checking out this opportunity with Robert Half. Based in the New York, New York region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted long-term contract / temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. You'll also have responsibility over various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, play an active role in compliance, and review schedules for the reporting processes.


  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Partake in annual closing processes

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

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

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

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • High attention to detail

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • General familiarity with Accounting Entries

  • Foundational knowledge in System Implementation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial reporting

  • Adeptness in account reconciliation

  • Data Migration experience desired

  • Command of NetSuite

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Technical accounting experience highly desired

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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