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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Iowa City, Iowa

Description

Accountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant. As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. Additionally, you'll be participating in compliance, reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, and staying connected with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This role also involves the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Iowa City, Iowa area, this company is offering a short-term temporary opportunity that's sure to challenge as well as reward effort.

What you get to do every day

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

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls 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

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

*Please note that all candidates are required to provide 2 recent supervisor or manager references in order to be considered for employment.

Please submit your resume to Ryan.Olson@accountemps.com for review and consideration.

Requirements

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics experience desired

  • Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

© 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).

Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 / Hourly

Location: Iowa City, IA

Date Posted: January 7, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01520-9502809415

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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