Robert Half Finance & Accounting Staff Accountant in West Palm Beach, Florida

Robert Half Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a respected company. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will participate in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for annual audits. Based in the West Palm Beach, Florida area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Your responsibilities - Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries - Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks - Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request - Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation - Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations - Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives - Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable - Conduct month end close and compose journal entries - In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 01040-0010127565

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: FL

City: West Palm Beach

Postal Code: 33401-8104

Compensation: $52,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year

Requirements: - At least 2+ years of Accounting experience - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred - Reliable skills in Microsoft Office with excellent Excel skills - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued - Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision