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Staff Accountant

at Robert Half in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Description

If you want to work for an innovative company, Robert Half has an opportunity for you as a full-time Staff Accountant. Candidates will need to be capable of rising to a variety of challenges while juggling multiple components of a fast-paced environment. To succeed in this Staff Accountant role, you will need to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. If you can perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, you will succeed in this role. Located in the Kennett Square, PA (mostly remote) this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This is a position you will thrive in, if you are a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

JOB SCOPE

+ Perform day-to-day activities associated with the monthly financial statement close process.

+ Ensure financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely.

+ Proactively notify Principal, Manager or Director of any accounting/reporting issues or concerns.

+ Work closely with other departments and Business Units regarding accounting activities.

+ Work output has considerable impact on the work of other financial functions, reporting and decision making processes. Impact on earnings focuses on appropriate utilization / development of resources.

+ Work with various parties, both within the Controller’s Group as well as other areas of the company, to accomplish goals, resolve issues and enhance and improve processes. Contact with others requires tact and persuasiveness.

+ Work is varied and somewhat difficult in nature, but usually involves limited responsibility. Requires moderate exercise of judgment, initiative, and ingenuity to select the most appropriate course of action.

+ May participate in planning processes at project and departmental level.

+ Work under minimal supervision.

+ Position, at times, may require overtime, weekend work and limited travel.

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Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

+ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent

+ + Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of Accounting theory, principles, practices and regulations including FASB/GAAP and SOX compliance

+ Understands requirements for documentation in work papers, disclosures and memos; demonstrated ability to document a broad range of technical issues.

+ Demonstrated successful use of technology to improve process efficiency

+ Effective teambuilding and leaderships skills

+ Demonstrated project management skills

+ Commitment to highest standards of quality and integrity

+ Exude a high degree of professionalism and treats others with respect

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

+ CPA

+ Public accounting experience

+ Regulatory/utility/FERC/SEC reporting or energy industry experience

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 1.888.490.5461. 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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Job Posting: JC200854271

Posted On: Dec 30, 2021

Updated On: Jan 30, 2022