Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Allendale, New Jersey

Accountemps has partnered with an esteemed organization to find a Staff Accountant to join their dynamic team. As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. 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 good deal of time in this position will be spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted long term temporary opportunity is based in the Ramsey, New Jersey region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.

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  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Microsoft Excel experience

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

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.

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