Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California
If you're looking to further your career as a Staff Accountant, the innovative team at Robert Half Finance is currently offering a full-time opportunity in the Education industry that you might be interested in. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Palos Verdes Peninsula, California area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.
What you get to do every single day
Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation
In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
For confidential consideration, please email your resume in MS Word format to David Bizub at [email protected] or call David at 310.719.1400. If you are already working with a recruiter from Robert Half, please contact him or her directly to expedite your candidacy for this role.
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Fund accounting experience desired
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Ability to meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
ERP system experience
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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.
Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 844.539.2523 for additional information.
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Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year
Location: Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
Date Posted: December 5, 2018
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 00460-0010621703
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance