Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Seattle, Washington


Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a temporary opportunity. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. This Seattle based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.


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

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules.

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

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed.

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation.

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments.

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

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management.


Requirements include:

  • At least 2 years of Accounting experience

  • Command of account reconciliation

  • Month end closings experience

  • Bank reconciliations experience desired

  • Accruals experience preferred

  • Microsoft Excel experience

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

If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant position please send your resume to Jacob Gassen at

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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Location: Seattle, WA

Date Posted: March 15, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04413-9501835380

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance