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Robert Half Staff Accountant - Entry Level in Peabody, Massachusetts


I'm working with a top North Shore company looking for an Entry Level Staff Accountant. This is an ideal foot in the door opportunity for somebody looking to get on a Staff Accountant track. This position will challenge your skills as your juggle multiple components. This Staff Accountant role will evolve over time, and receive some tutelage from both the CFO and Controller. This role is for someone who wants to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. Based in the Peabody, Massachusetts area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. If you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker looking to launch an accounting career, let me know. Please call MICHAEL ABATE @ 781-505-4000, or email your resume to michael.abate@roberthalf,com


  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

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

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

    Requirements - Comprehensive knowledge of Audit Tests

  • Deep understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience required

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • ERP system experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

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

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