Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a temporary position. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities in this role - Partake in annual closing processes - Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings - Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision - Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed - Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

If you are interested in this role please send your resume to Ximena Garcia at Ximena.Garcia@accountemps.com!

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Fixed assets experience
  • Audit scheduling experience preferred
  • Experience with payroll
  • Scheduling experience desired
  • Proficiency in journal entries
  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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