07 Aug
Staff Accountant
Maryland, Laurel

DescriptionAccountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. 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. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Laurel, Maryland area, this company is offering a short-term temporary opportunity that's sure to challenge as well as reward effort.Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

Partake in annual closing processes

Take part in various department-wide initiatives

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


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

Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

Knowledgeable of ERP systems

Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $26.60 - $30.80 / HourlyLocation: LAUREL, MDDate Posted: August 6, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 04520-0011523124Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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