Shire Jobs

Mobile Shire Logo

Job Information

Robert Half Staff Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Description Are you a Staff Accountant? This terrific company has a full-time opportunity for you. Candidates looking to advance their careers while receiving strong compensation and excellent benefits will be interested in this position. Robert Half is working with a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, to find an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the New York, New York area, at a company where effort is rewarded. The ideal candidate for this position can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In this role, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This position is ideal for someone with a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

How you will make an impact

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

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

  • Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

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

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

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

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

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

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Strong familiarity with Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Proven knowledge of month end closings

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

  • Collecting Payments experience

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

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

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

© 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https://www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use) .

DirectEmployers