Staff Accountant

18 Aug 2023

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Based in the Baltimore, Maryland region, this company offers an engaging and multi-faceted contract / temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. You'll also have responsibility over various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes.Responsibilities

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

Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

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

Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

Maintain monthly payment schedules

Partake in annual closing processes

Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings


Vow to meet business deadlines

Excellent attention to detail

Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

Microsoft Excel experience

Background working with General Ledger

Experience with Ledger Reconciliations

Previous experience working with Monthly Journal Entries

Foundational knowledge in cash reconciliations

Good understanding of Posting Journal Entries

Comprehension of Ledger Journal Entries

Adeptness in reconciliations

Excel Formulas experience required

Demonstrated knowledge of Statement Reconciliations

General familiarity with bank reconciliations

Hands-on experience with Journal Entry

Practical knowledge of non-profit fund accounting

Proficiency in bank reconciliations

Prior experience with Adjusting Journal Entries

Month-end Journal Entries experience highly valued

Experience with Journal Entry Preparation

Year-end closings experience highly preferred

Earlier work involving general ledger

Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

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

Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

Skilled with ERP systems

Recent and relevant accounting experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.© 2023 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use ( .

  • ID: #50241632
  • State: Maryland Baltimore 21240 Baltimore USA
  • City: Baltimore
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2023-08-18
  • Deadline: 2023-10-18
  • Category: Et cetera