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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Quincy, Massachusetts


Robert Half is looking to find a talented, efficient Staff Accountant to join an esteemed organization. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you'll have responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A good deal of time in this position will be spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Quincy, Massachusetts based firm has a contract to hire position available, and offers an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities in this role as the Staff Accountant:

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner


Skills of the Staff Accountant:

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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Experience with Cash Transaction

  • Expertise in Daily Reconciliation

  • General familiarity with VLOOKUP

  • Withholdings experience preferred

  • Quality experience with general ledger

  • Reconciliations experience

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred but not required

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

If you would like to be considered for the Staff Accountant, please apply today!

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 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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