Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Based in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, this exciting short term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity is set in an engaging work place where hard work is rewarded. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position spends a fair amount of time producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, your responsibilities include communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and reviewing schedules for the reporting processes.

Key responsibilities

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

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

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls under SOX accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Costing experience

  • Accounts payable experience preferred

  • Accounts receivable experience required

  • Deep understanding of accounts receivable

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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

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

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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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