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Robert Half Junior Accountant in Cerritos, California

Description

A large Manufacturing company in Cerritos is seeking a Junior Accountant to join their Accounting team! If you are someone that has two years of experience or newly graduated looking for your first Accounting position then please apply :)

General Purpose

Responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the senior accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.

Main Job Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • prepare journal entries

  • complete general ledger operations

  • monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements

  • reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts

  • draw up monthly financial reports

  • prepare analysis of accounts as requested

  • assist with year end closings

  • administer accounts receivable and accounts payable

  • prepare tax computations and returns

  • assist in preparing budgets and forecasts

  • assist with payroll administration

  • monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences

  • account/bank reconciliations

  • review and process expense reports

  • assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process

  • assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

    Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • knowledge of accounting principles and practices

  • knowledge of finance principles

  • knowledge of financial reporting

  • Knowledge of local, state and federal laws regarding accounting, finances and taxation

  • technical accounting skills

  • previous experience of general accounting

  • proficiency in relevant accounting software

Key Skills and Competencies

  • attention to detail and accuracy

  • planning and organizing

  • deadline-driven

  • scheduling and monitoring

  • communication skills

  • problem analysis and problem-solving skills

  • initiative

  • adaptability

  • team work

  • confidentiality

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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