Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Norfolk, Virginia

If you're looking to further your career in accounting and enjoy solving complex problems, Accountemps has a terrific short term temporary Staff Accountant position in the Professional Services industry for you to check out. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, 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 Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. Based in the Norfolk, Virginia region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.


  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

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

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

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

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

For Immediate Consideration, contact Leigh Goings, Financial Recruiter at 757-624-1100

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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.

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