Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in San Jose, California

If you're an experienced accountant with a keen eye for accuracy, there's an exciting opportunity through Accountemps for you to check out at an organization in the Automotive industry. In the role of Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. 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. The majority of time spent in this position involves producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This San Jose, California based firm has a long term temporary-to-fulltime position available, and offers a fast paced environment where effort is rewarded.

What you get to do every day

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

The ideal Staff Accountant will have strong knowledge in the General Ledger reconciliations, debits/credits, ability to work independently, and ability to research and resolve discrepancies. If you love going in and figuring out where balances were off, this is a great role for you! To be considered please email your resume to: you!

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

  • MS Excel--pivot tables, v-lookups

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • BA/BS in accounting, or related field

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills

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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