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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in SILVER SPRING, Maryland

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Accountemps is looking 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, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will play an active role in compliance, collaborate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This Silver Spring, Maryland based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

Requirements

  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Solid understanding of general ledger

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

If you are interested, email your resume to Matthew.Shope@accountemps.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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Salary: $15.84 - 18.34/hr

Location: SILVER SPRING, MD

Date Posted: April 16, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04540-0010943907

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance

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