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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Edwardsville, Kansas


Robert Half Finance is looking for an accomplished, motivated Staff Accountant for a full-time position within a prestigious Wholesale Distribution company. As a Staff Accountant, you will be in charge of preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will review schedules for the reporting processes, take part in compliance, and interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company, based in the Edwardsville, Kansas area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant opportunity, please contact Melissa Valenzuela directly at 913-451-1733.

What you get to do every single day:

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

  • Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation

  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP


  • Less than one year of experience is acceptable

    • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills

    • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

    • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

    • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

    • Month end closings experience desired

    • Adeptness in inventory analysis

    • Microsoft Excel experience

    • Practical knowledge of Expense Reconciliation

    • Reconciliations experience highly preferred

    • Strong familiarity with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

    • Experience with Monthly Financial Statements

    • Demonstrated knowledge of general ledger

    • Command of journal entries

    • General familiarity with sales and use tax

    • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

    • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

    • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting

    • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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.

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Salary: $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Edwardsville, KS

Date Posted: February 10, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02380-0011701976

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance