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Robert Half Staff Accountant in KANSAS CITY, Missouri

Description Looking to take the next step in your accounting career? Check out this fantastic opportunity for a Staff Accountant through Robert Half at a dynamic firm in the Manufacturing industry. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Kansas City, Missouri based company is offering a short-term contract / temporary opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner Requirements - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

  • Customer Contracts experience

  • Cash applications experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Post Payments experience

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

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Excellent attention to detail

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.

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 contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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