Robert Half International Staff Accountant in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area, this exciting long term temporary opportunity is set in an engaging work place 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. A very involved position, this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. You'll also be involved in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

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

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Knowledge of general ledger

  • Data mining experience

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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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