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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Torrance, California

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Located in the Torrance, California area, this long-term contract / temporary to hire position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. 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. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, your will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also be reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and playing an active role in compliance.

Your responsibilities

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

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

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • High attention to detail

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • ERP system experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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 1.888.490.3195. 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.

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