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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Description We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, with a minimum of 2 years of experience and a proven track record of working with large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. The Staff Accountant will play a crucial role in maintaining accurate financial records, analyzing financial data, and ensuring compliance with accounting principles and regulations. Responsibilities: + Financial Data Management: Maintain and update financial records, including general ledger entries, accounts payable and receivable transactions, and journal entries in compliance with company policies and GAAP. + ERP System Expertise: Utilize your in-depth knowledge of large ERP systems to input, review, and reconcile financial data. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate data integration and troubleshoot any system-related issues. + Month-end Close: Assist in the month-end closing process by preparing and reviewing various reconciliations, accruals, and adjustments to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. + Financial Analysis: Analyze financial statements and reports to identify discrepancies, trends, and opportunities for process improvements. Provide insights and recommendations to management based on your analysis. + Regulatory Compliance: Stay current with accounting regulations and standards to ensure accurate and compliant financial reporting. Assist in the preparation of external audit requirements. + Expense Management: Monitor and reconcile expenses, ensuring proper coding, documentation, and adherence to budgetary guidelines. + Vendor Relations: Collaborate with vendors and internal stakeholders to address payment inquiries, resolve discrepancies, and maintain positive relationships. + Process Enhancement: Participate in the development and implementation of streamlined accounting procedures and internal controls to optimize efficiency and accuracy. + Team Collaboration: Work closely with the finance team to share insights, provide support during peak periods, and contribute to a cohesive and results-driven work environment. Requirements Qualifications: + Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. + CPA certification or progress towards certification is a plus. + Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting roles. + Proficiency in working with large ERP systems is required. + Strong understanding of GAAP and financial regulations. + Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data. + Detail-oriented and capable of maintaining a high level of accuracy. + Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software. + Strong organizational and time-management skills. + Effective communication and interpersonal skills. + Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team. For immediate consideration, please call or text Desiree - Recruiter at Robert Half (408) 961-2983 Robert Half is the worlds 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. 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, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information. 2023 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking Apply Now, youre agreeing to Robert Halfs Terms of Use ( .

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