Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Waltham, Massachusetts

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out! As Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position requires someone who is dynamic and efficient as this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You'll also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.

Your responsibilities will include: - Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested - Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

For immediate consideration, send an updated resume to Lydia.Brown@roberthalf.com

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics required
  • Proven analytical skills (defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions)
  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
  • Efficient in ERP systems
  • Recent and relevant accounting experience
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Experience with general ledger
  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll for under 100 employees
  • Accounts payable and accounts receivable experience
  • General familiarity with month end closings
  • Expertise in account reconciliation
  • Bank reconciliations experience
  • Adeptness in sales and use tax
  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards
  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

For immediate consideration, send an updated resume to Lydia.Brown@roberthalf.com

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.

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