Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Van Nuys, California

Accountemps is looking for an experienced, organized individual to take on the long term temporary-to-fulltime role of Staff Accountant at a growing, dynamic company. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will 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 Van Nuys, California region.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Carry out month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

  • Partake in annual closing processes

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

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

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

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Accounts receivable experience highly desired

  • Accounts payable experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with financial reporting

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Yardi

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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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