Robert Half International Staff Accountant in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Accountemps is looking for an experienced, organized individual to take on the long term temporary role of Staff Accountant at a growing, dynamic company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing 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 very involved position works to 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 Lexington, Kentucky region.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

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

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

If you are ready to use your experience to save our client time and money and have the skills we are looking for please apply today. Email your resume and contact information directly to Lexington@accountemps.com or call 859-296-6519. Please reference job title.

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

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

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Proven knowledge of journal entries

  • Accounts payable experience

  • Accruals experience preferred

  • Bank reconciliations experience highly desired

  • Deep understanding of accounts receivable

  • Well-founded grasp of general ledger

  • Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication 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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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