Staff Accountant

Posted 3 weeks ago by Robert Half
San Jose, CA
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description


Gary Daum of Robert Half is looking for an accomplished, motivated Staff Accountant for a permanent position within a prestigious High Tech – Electronics company. 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 lend your skills in assisting the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This intricate position is involved in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the San Jose, California area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

What you get to do every single day

– Participate in various department-wide initiatives

– Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

– Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

– Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls. Also ensure that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

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

– Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

– Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

– Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

– Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

– Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

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

– Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

– Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

Requirements – Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

– Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

– Current and relevant ERP system experience

– Self-starter and strong ethical standards

– Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

– 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

– Foundational knowledge in general ledger

– Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

– Accounts Payable (AP) experience

– Inventory controls experience required

– Strong familiarity with month end closings

– Adeptness in account reconciliation

– Solid understanding of SAP

– Vow to meet business deadlines

– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

– Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

– Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

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