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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Danvers, Massachusetts

Description Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long-term contract / temporary to hire role. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This Danvers, Massachusetts based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

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

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

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

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • ERP system experience

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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Experience with bank reconciliations

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • Strong familiarity with journal entries

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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