Staff Accountant

Posted 3 weeks ago by Robert Half
Houston, TX
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description


Robert Half is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team. This position is a vital element of the Texas Accounting Team as he or she will contribute to the successful day-to-day operations and long-term growth of Division Accounting overall. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and problem-solving skills. This candidate will also have the ability to work under tight deadlines and provide a high level of customer service and analytics. This position will be based out of Downtown Houston, Tx. Might have some hybrid capabilities.

As a Staff Accountant your responsibilities include performing complex accounting, reporting, reconciliation, and control functions with accuracy and timeliness; providing organizational leadership through subject matter expertise; coordinating interaction with other departments and third parties contributing to goal objectives; and playing proactive role as team member, business partner, and change agent. Working hours are generally heavier during the five business days surrounding the month-end close.

Perform complex accounting & billing processes, monthly closings & trial balance reviews, and related financial reporting to management and third parties while developing/maintaining strong internal control & compliance disciplines.

Independently analyze assigned accounts to ensure revenues and expenses are recorded properly and prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

Prepare internal & external financial statements/schedules/footnotes and provide audit, tax, and management decision support.

Proactively identify controllership issues/opportunities and execute continuous process improvement.

Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.

Skills required Experience:

Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance or related qualification

3+ years relevant and progressive accounting experience

Public industry experience preferred

CPA/MBA preferred


is Position requires:

+ A diverse background and a willingness to learn

+ Technical knowledge and experience working in large accounting packages including at least one major ERP (SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft, or JD Edwards)

+ Strong Microsoft Excel Skills

+ 3+ years of experience in accounting

+ A willingness to adapt to different environments and situations

If you are interested in the opportunity, please apply today!

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