Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Garden Grove, California

Accountemps is looking for a Staff Accountant for a long term temporary-to-fulltime role. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will promote 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 company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Garden Grove, California region.

Your responsibilities

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

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

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

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

  • General familiarity with special projects

  • Financial reporting experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Well-founded grasp of payroll

  • Accruals experience preferred

  • Expertise in costing

  • Strong familiarity with journal entries

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

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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