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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps has partnered with an esteemed organization to find a Staff Accountant to join their dynamic team. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Vancouver, Washington area, the company offering this challenging short-term temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.What you get to do every day

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives
  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliationRequirements
    • ERP system experience
    • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
    • Affordable Housing experience highly desired
    • Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience required
    • Financial reporting experience
    • General ledger experience preferred
    • HUD experience
    • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
    • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
    • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
    • Recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills
    • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
    • Ability to meet deadlinesAccountemps 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 has appeared on Fortune magazines list of World's Most Admired Companies since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $20.59 - $23.84 / HourlyLocation: VANCOUVER, WADate Posted: February 7, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 03600-0011369729Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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