Staff Accountant

Posted 6 days ago by Robert Half
Otsego, MI
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description If you’re looking to further your career as a Staff Accountant, the innovative team at Robert Half is currently offering a full-time opportunity in the Manufacturing industry that you might be interested in. As a Staff Accountant, you will be in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will put your skills towards 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. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Otsego, Michigan area, at a company where effort is rewarded.


– Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

– Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

– Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

– Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

– Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

– Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision

– Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

– Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

– Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

– Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

– Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

– In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

– Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP Requirements – BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

– Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

– Efficient in ERP systems

– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

– SAP experience

– Knowledge of bank reconciliations

– Month end closings experience

– Solid understanding of journal entries

– Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

– Spreadsheet and database capabilities

– Great attention to detail

– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

– Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

– Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

– 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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