Robert Half International Staff Accountant in COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado


A terrific Construction/Contractor company could have the perfect full-time Staff Accountant position for you. You'll be interested in this position if strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement are priorities for you. Ambitious and detail-oriented candidates will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, as a Staff Accountant. Located in the Colorado Springs, Colorado area, this position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. This role's duties will require you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. The accountant will support our clients new customer base located in Montreal Canada. The ideal accountant will speak and conduct business in their clients native language. If you want to participate in compliance, interact with the organizations clients and financial institutions to ensure draws are accurate and paid timely, this role might be right for you. If you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, you will be preferred for this role. This organization embraces and employee centric culture. The culture is supported by hiring employee's that want to be empowered, believe in our mission and our clients mission and have a passion for doing an excellent job. Senior leadership is actively interviewing candidates. For immediate confidential consideration, please contact Melissa Scruggs by calling 719-548-1645 or by email at [email protected]

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses

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

  • Handle intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls.

  • Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management

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

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

  • Ensure client draws are accurate, timely and all necessary documentation required by the financial institution are collected and on file before payment is released to subs

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives


  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Strong familiarity with accounts payable and accounts receivable

  • Account analysis experience preferred

  • Command of accruals

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel and Quickbooks

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast paced environment

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • BA/BS in Accounting

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Bi-Lingual - able to conduct business both verbally and written in the clients native language

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to 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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Salary: $24 - 27.40/hr


Date Posted: January 10, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 00600-0010799078

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance