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Robert Half Staff Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana

Description

If you're looking to further your career in accounting and enjoy solving complex problems, Robert Half has a terrific long-term contract Staff Accountant position in the Non-Profit industry for you to check out. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. You will promote the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This New Orleans, Louisiana based company is offering an opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

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

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

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

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

    Requirements

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

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

  • Post-grant experience

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Non-profit fund accounting experience

  • Expertise in grant accounting

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies.

Robert Half is the world’s 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 (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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