Robert Half Accountemps Sr. Accountant in Thousand Palms, California

Service Company is seeking a Sr. Accountant

The Senior Accountant assists in accounting activities including, but not limited to journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and financial statement preparation.

Essential Functions •Assists in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes including administration of sub-ledger or equivalent systems, preparation of journal entries, and balance sheet reconciliations as well as researching and resolving moderately complex accounting issues. •Prepares and processes monthly journal entries in compliance with established policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). •Assists in the preparation of financial statements, including footnotes, in accordance with GAAP. •Researches transactions and various general ledger accounts to gather, review, and analyze data to present meaningful and accurate information to management. •Assists in creating and maintaining accounting policies and procedures. •Support the company's commitment to protect the integrity and confidentiality of systems and data.

Minimum Qualifications •Education and/or experience typically obtained through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or related fields. •Minimum of 2 or more years of accounting experience •Strong computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and Access) as well as prior experience with GP Dynamics accounting software preferred. •Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). •Ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely and effective manner. •Ability to think critically to problem-solve and to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy. •Effective communication skills to communicate general information to internal and external customers. •Must be organized and highly motivated.

Sr. Accountant Great Plains Service

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.

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