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Robert Half Accounting Associate in Sibley, Iowa


Robert Half Finance & Accounting currently has a permanent, full-time opportunity for an Accounting Associate to join their well-established and growing organization in the Manufacturing/Distribution industry. The Accounting Associate is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting throughout the monthly close. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. Also, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This Accounting Associate role is located in the Sibley, IA area and offers comprehensive benefits and direct progression ability.

Major responsibilities:

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll


Requirements & desired qualifications:

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree not required, but preferred

  • 1-3+ years of accounting experience preferred, but all levels of experience will be considered

  • Experience working within month-end close and preparing/posting journal entries & reconciliations a plus

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and other full-scale ERP system technologies

  • Ability to communicate with outside vendors/suppliers and customers to resolve account discrepancies

  • Ability to take on progressive workload and responsibilities as the position grows

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