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Staff Accountant

Robert Half

This is a Contract position in Berkeley Heights, NJ posted April 2, 2020.

Ref ID: 02760-0011411203 Classification: Staff Accountant Compensation: DOE If you’re an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy, there’s an exciting opportunity through Robert Half for you to check out at a prestigious company.

Your responsibilities as Staff Accountant will include preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation.

During the monthly close, you’ll have responsibility over many 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.

This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

The New Providence, New Jersey area based company offers this multi-faceted, challenging full-time opportunity provides a thriving environment where innovation is encouraged and effort is rewarded.

– Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP
– Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
– Maintain monthly payment schedules
– Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
– Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
– 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
– Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
– Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
– Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision If interested in this full time opportunity, please send your resume to or call Jillian at 609-987-0786.

Job Requirements:
– Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
– BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
– Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills
– Skilled with ERP systems
– Spreadsheet and database capabilities
– Command of SAP
– Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings
– Recent and relevant accounting experience
– Ability to meet deadlines
– Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
– Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis.

From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities.

Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast.

By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work.

Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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