Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Port Allen, Louisiana
We are on the search for an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy in the Port Allen, LA area. You will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, general ledger reconciliation and monthly internal reporting. 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. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Apply and contact us today!
How you will make an impact:
Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules
Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management
Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process
Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Vow to meet business deadlines
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Self-starter and strong ethical standards
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel, required
Command of Sales Tax, required
QuickBooks experience, required
Deep understanding of Sales Tax Returns
Monthly Sales Tax experience desired
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
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. Robert Half has once again been named to FORTUNE’s “World’s Most Admired Companies®” list, ranking first in our industry (February 2019), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
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Salary: $19.00 - $20.00 / Hourly
Location: Port Allen, LA
Date Posted: February 23, 2021
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 04670-0011715492
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance