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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Description There's currently a long-term contract / temporary position available for an experienced Staff Accountant with Robert Half. 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 be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa region.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

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

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

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

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • ERP system experience

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • General familiarity with month end closings

  • General ledger experience

  • SOX experience

  • Adeptness in Prepare Trial Balance

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Quarter-end

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.

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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, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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