Robert Half Staff Accountant in Gig harbor, Washington
Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Located in the Gig Harbor, Washington area, this short-term contract / temporary position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. The Staff Accountant plays a major role in the preparation of 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. And during the monthly close, your responsibilities will also cover various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.
How you will make an impact
Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Maintain monthly payment schedules
Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner Requirements - Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment
Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Recent and relevant accounting experience
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Account reconciliation experience
Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience required
Bank Account Reconciliation experience
Ability to meet deadlines
Current and relevant ERP system experience
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