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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Middleton, Wisconsin


Robert Half is continually seeking Staff Accountants for our clients located throughout the greater Madison and Janesville/Beloit areas. Staff Accountants must possess attention to detail and solid communication abilities. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in account or finance, and strong technology skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel.

Responsibilities for a Staff Accountant include:

  • Reviewing general ledger accounts and preparing and adjusting journal entries

  • Performing account analysis and reconciliation, including bank statements and intercompany general ledger accounts

  • Maintaining the general ledger chart of accounts

  • Assisting with initial internal control evaluations

  • Posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals

  • Prepare financial reports for management review

  • Assist with audit preparation as required for quarterly and year-end audits

  • Assist with month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes

  • Research and resolve accounting issues and implementation of new accounting measures

  • Ensure client compliance with applicable rules and regulations via GAAP and GAAS

  • Prepare journal entries and compile financial statements to include balance sheet, statement of revenues and expenditures, and revenue and expenditure comparison to budget

  • Maintain all accounting ledgers and supporting accounting documentation

  • Maintain AP system, including processing of invoices, creation of payables schedule and processing of checks

  • Monitor cash flow and reconcile all bank accounts


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in accounting

  • 1+ years of accounting experience

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, including Pivot Tables

  • Exposure to multiple accounting/ERP systems

  • Solid understanding of GAAP

  • Ability to follow complex workflows

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