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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Covington, Louisiana

Description If you're looking to further your career as a Staff Accountant, the innovative team at Robert Half Finance is currently offering a full-time opportunity in the Telecom Services industry that you might be interested in. As a Staff Accountant, you will be 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 many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will put your skills towards 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 position plays an intricate part in producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Covington, Louisiana area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

Your responsibilities

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

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

  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

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

  • Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives Requirements

  • 4 year accounting degree and CPA or CPA candidate strongly preferred

  • Proven knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Foundational knowledge in month end closings

  • Microsoft Excel experience and large ERP accounting systems

  • Solid understanding of financial statement preparation

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • General ledger experience highly desired

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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