Robert Half Finance & Accounting Junior Staff Accountant in STAMFORD, Connecticut

Stamford, CT This position will help produce timely and accurate reporting and analysis in compliance with United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP"). Responsibilities will include the day-to-day general ledger accounting activities, timely and accurate reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and the month-end close process. The ideal candidate will be proactive and highly organized. DUTIES: Prepare and post journal entries Review and analyze balance sheet accounts Monitor daily cash balances and initiate transfers between accounts Prepare and maintain detailed spreadsheets to support various journal entries Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly consolidated and subsidiary GAAP financial statements and supporting schedules Review fixed asset additions, disposals and monthly depreciation calculations Post and reconcile activity in restricted stock plan Work with other accounting functional areas to ensure all related activity is recorded accurately and timely Insure proper registration of entities for state and local taxes Assist with internal and external audit reviews Prepare quarterly employee allocation worksheet Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting, special projects or tasks as assigned Please send resumes to Amanda at Amanda.Buchheit@Roberthalf.com

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Req ID: 00720-0009990738

Functional Role: Accountant - Entry level

Country: USA

State: CT

City: STAMFORD

Postal Code: 06901-2032

Compensation: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required At least 3 years of general ledger accounting experience required Strong technical and analytical skills Strong communication skills, written and verbal Proficiency in Microsoft Excel® Experience with Oracle® or similar preferred Ability to be detail oriented, highly organized and handle multiple projects simultaneously Strong follow-up skills SOX compliance experience a plus. Ability to multitask efficiently in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines