Staff Accountant/Payroll

Posted 4 days ago by Robert Half
Georgetown, KY
Application ends: April 29, 2023
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Job Description


Robert Half currently has a permanent opportunity for a Staff Accountant to join a growing team within the manufacturing industry. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, all payroll duties and general ledger reconciliation. 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 role is very integrated as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Georgetown, Kentucky area, at a company where effort is rewarded. This is an on site position with strong benefits, PTO and work life balance.

For more information contact Stacey Bowman at 859-788-3661

– Partake in various department-wide initiatives

– Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

– Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

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

– Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

– Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

– Lead Weekly and Bi-weekly payroll for 500+ employees including bonus calculations

– Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

– Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

– Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

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


– Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

– Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

– Current and relevant ERP system experience

– Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

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

– 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

– Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

– Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

– Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

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

– Command of ADP Workforce Now

– SAP experience

– Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation experience highly desired

– Journal entries experience

– Proven knowledge of Bonus Commision

– Solid understanding of bi-Monthly Payroll

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