Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Yakima, Washington

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Set in the Yakima, Washington area, the company offering this short term temporary opportunity encourages innovation and rewards effort in the work place. As Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. A great deal of time in this position will be spent producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also be involved in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

What you get to do every single day

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

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

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

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

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

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

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

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills

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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