Robert Half Finance & Accounting Staff Accountant in Norfolk, Virginia

If you're looking for work as a full-time Staff Accountant, this terrific company might have a job for you. This position can offer you strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement. Robert Half Finance is working with a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, to find an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant. Based in the Norfolk, Virginia area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. To succeed in this role, you will need to prepare journal entries, invoicing, ageing reports, process accounts payable's, weekly check runs, bank reconciliation, prepaid and accrual entries at month end and ad hoc reporting. Major responsibilities - Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision - Partake in various department-wide initiatives - Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on - Manage schedules for monthly payments - Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation - Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations - Handle inter-company transactions, billings, and reconciliation - Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll - Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls under GAAP - Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting - Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable - Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing processes

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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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Req ID: 04550-0010402200

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: VA

City: Norfolk

Postal Code: 23509

Compensation: $43,000.00 to $48,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - Knowledgeable of ERP systems - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases - Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement - 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Practical knowledge of journal entries - Proven knowledge of commission statements - Accounts receivable experience required - Wide ranging experience with US GAAP - Well-founded grasp of customer service - Earlier work involving variance analysis - Quality experience with reporting - Accounts payable experience - General familiarity with full charge bookkeeping - Bank reconciliations experience - Accruals experience - Billing experience highly desired