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.
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