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Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Build your career in accounting with Robert Half Finance & Accounting, now offering a full-time position for an Staff Accountant that has a knack for problem-solving and enjoys new challenges. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. Throughout the monthly close, you will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. You will lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Your responsibilities - Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision - Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations - Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable - Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments - Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers - Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation - Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested - Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation


- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases - Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases - Recent and relevant accounting experience - Vow to meet business deadlines - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - Knowledge of general ledger - Proven knowledge of bank reconciliations - Strong familiarity with financial analysis - Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR) - Accounts Payable (AP) experience preferred - Month end closings experience - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or business-related field highly preferred - Efficient in ERP systems - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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