Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

There's currently a long term temporary-to-fulltime position available for an experienced Staff Accountant with Accountemps. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. 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. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Lexington, Kentucky region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls under SOX accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

Accountemps is currently providing talent for this long-term client and has made a commitment to find a Staff Accountant this week. If you are ready to use your experience to save our client time and money and have the skills we are looking for please apply today. Email your resume and contact information directly to Lexington@accountemps.com or call 859-296-6519. Please reference job title.

  • Payroll experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with accounts payable

  • Knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Financial reconciliation experience

  • Proven knowledge of accounts receivable

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Great attention to detail

  • ERP system experience

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

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 has appeared on Fortune® magazine's 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 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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