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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps is looking to find a talented, efficient Staff Accountant to join an esteemed organization. In the role of Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A very involved position, the Staff Accountant spends a good deal of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, this company is offering a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity that's sure to challenge as well as reward effort.How you will make an impact

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules
  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable mannerRequirements
    • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
    • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
    • Deep understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR) and Accounts Payable (AP)
    • Sage 300 experience desired
    • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)
    • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
    • ERP system experience
    • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
    • Competent with spreadsheets and databases
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skillsAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNEs Most Admired Companies list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 / HourlyLocation: Baton Rouge, LADate Posted: March 17, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 04670-0011424460Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

Keywords: Robert Half Accountemps, Baton Rouge , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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