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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Baltimore, Maryland


If you're an experienced accountant with a knack for accuracy, there's currently an opening through Robert Half for Staff Accountant at a growing firm. This company is located in the Baltimore, Maryland region and is offering a dynamic, multi-faceted long-term contract / temporary opportunity where effort is rewarded. The duties of Staff Accountant include fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, and the preparation of monthly and year-end closings. A very involved position, this role produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also review schedules for the reporting processes, stay in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and play an active role in compliance.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

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

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments


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

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

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

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Proficiency in account reconciliations

  • Payroll experience highly desired

  • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in accruals

  • Invoice approving experience

  • Practical knowledge of month end closings

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Journal Entry Preparation

  • Adeptness in Journal Entries

  • Solid understanding of Supplier Invoices

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.

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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.

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