Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Atwater, California

Accountemps has a temporary opportunity available for an experienced, organized Staff Accountant at a reputable Healthcare company. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will have responsibility for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will support 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 very involved position works to 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 Atwater, California region.


  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

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

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • High attention to detail

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

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

  • Command of account reconciliation

  • Adeptness in month end closings

  • General familiarity with fixed assets

  • Proficiency in bank reconciliations

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • General ledger experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in financial reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of year end closings

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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.

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