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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Renton, Washington

Description There is a terrific permanent position available for an experienced Staff Accountant at Robert Half. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. Also, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Renton, Washington area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

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

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

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

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations Requirements - Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Proven knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Deep understanding of account reconciliation

  • Practical knowledge of customer service

  • Experience with reporting

  • Foundational knowledge in variance analysis

  • Well-founded grasp of auditing

  • Knowledge of Accrual Accounting

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • General familiarity with Process Improvement

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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