Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Houston, Texas
Description Accountemps is looking to bring a short-term temporary Staff Accountant with exceptional organization skills and know-how into a growing organization in the Retail industry. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You will provide support in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and work alongside our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Based in the Houston, Texas region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.
How you will make an impact
Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed
Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
Proficient in ERP systems
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Solid understanding of Sales Tax
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Monthly Sales Tax experience preferred
Knowledge of Sales Tax Returns
Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills
Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.
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