Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Garden Grove, California
Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long term temporary-to-fulltime role. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Garden Grove, California region.
Maintain monthly payment schedules
Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management
Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Commentate 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
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
General familiarity with special projects
Financial reporting experience highly desired
Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation
Well-founded grasp of payroll
Accruals experience preferred
Expertise in costing
Strong familiarity with journal entries
Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Efficient in ERP systems
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
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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