Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California

Description

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.

Requirements

  • 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