Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Plano, Texas

Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a possible temporary to hire role. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Plano, Texas region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Your responsibilities - Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation - Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management - Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner - Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision - Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested - Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP - Be a part of various department-wide initiatives * For immediate consideration please send your resume and synopsis of why you feel you are best suited for this role to and

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Account reconciliation experience
  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
  • Dependability in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills in particular
  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions
  • NetSuite, SAP, Blackline, and ADP skills
  • At least 2 years of Accounting experience
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • CPA certification a plus
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can 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 Fortune® 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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