Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia

Accountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant for a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity with a fast-growing company. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. 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 very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Atlanta, Georgia region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every single day

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

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

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • QuickBooks experience desired

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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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