Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

01 Nov 2022
Maryland, Baltimore, 21240 Baltimore USA

Staff Accountant

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position in the detail oriented Services industry through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Set in the Baltimore, Maryland area, the company offering this short-term contract / temporary opportunity encourages innovation and rewards effort in the work place. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.Major responsibilitiesMaintain monthly payment schedules

Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

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

Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

Partake in annual closing processes Requirements - Bachelors / Honours Degree required

Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

Knowledgeable of ERP systems

Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

General familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)

Knowledge of journal entries

Well-founded grasp of payroll

Wide ranging experience with Check Deposit

Proven knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

Practical knowledge of month end closings

Earlier work involving Microsoft Excel

Financial Statement experience

Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)

Proficiency in QuickBooks

Bank reconciliations experience

Quality experience with Cash Deposits

Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

Recent and relevant accounting experience

Spreadsheet and database capabilities

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.© 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ( .

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