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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant for a short-term temporary opportunity with a fast-growing company. The Staff Accountant is 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. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.How you will make an impact

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules
  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision
  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departmentsRequirements
    • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills
    • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
    • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
    • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
    • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
    • Adeptness in Quickbooks Online
    • Solid understanding of account reconciliation
    • Month end closings experience
    • Expertise in general ledger
    • Financial Statement experience
    • Journal entries experience
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • Vow to meet business deadlines
    • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
    • Current and relevant ERP system experience
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or EconomicsAccountemps 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 magazines list of World's Most Admired Companies since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.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. 2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $20.00 - $23.00 / HourlyLocation: Baton Rouge, LADate Posted: November 6, 2019Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 04640-0011247933Staffing Area: Accountemps

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