Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Colton, California

Description

An up-and-coming firm in the manufacturing/distribution industry has teamed up with Accountemps to find an efficient Staff Accountant to join their team. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of 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. Additionally, you'll be participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This role also involves the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted long-term temporary opportunity is based in the Colton, California region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

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

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to work within Excel spreadsheets including pivot tables and V-Lookups

  • ERP system experience

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

  • Deep understanding of accounts receivable

  • Bank reconciliations experience preferred

  • Account reconciliation experience desired

  • Knowledge of accounts payable

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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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Salary: $21.67 - 23.80/hr

Location: Colton, CA

Date Posted: March 11, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01240-9501822954

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance