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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in KANSAS CITY, Missouri


Robert Half Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a rapidly growing company. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. Also, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Kansas City, Missouri area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant opportunity, please contact Melissa Valenzuela immediately at 913-451-1733.

Key responsibilities

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

  • Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision

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

  • Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

  • Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

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

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

    Requirements - Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Public Accounting Audit experience preferred

  • Experience with CPA

  • Public Accounting experience

  • CPA Eligible experience preferred

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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