Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Fredericksburg, Virginia

If you're an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy, there's an exciting opportunity through Accountemps for you to check out at a firm in the Energy/Natural Resources industry. In this role, you will have responsibility over the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you'll have responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will look over schedules for the reporting processes, participate in compliance, and keep in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Located in the Fredericksburg, Virginia area, the company offering this challenging long term temporary opportunity provides a thriving environment and rewards effort.

What you get to do every single day

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

  • Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

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

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

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Deep understanding of check processing

  • Command of account reconciliation

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • High attention to detail

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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business 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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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