Robert Half Finance & Accounting staff accountant in HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania

Well established Harrisburg employer is seeking a staff accountant to join their team. This staff accountant is responsible for a variety of financial accounting and analysis duties supporting our Corporate Accounting Department's responsibility for integrity of the Balance Sheet of the company in accordance with GAAP/IFRS. Primary responsibility includes accounting and reconciliation of a variety of general ledger accounts to support the Balance Sheet and updating and maintaining the fixed asset system. Major Duties/Responsibilities/Skills:

  • Accounting and reconciliation of a variety of general ledger accounts to support the Balance Sheet primarily include: O Cash: daily/weekly import of files from banks, bank reconciliations/fees, accrued interest O Accrued payroll and related taxes O Other miscellaneous prepaid items and accruals O Royalties O Trademarks O Quarterly reserve entries: bad debts, rebills, cash discounts, and unsaleables O Record monthly statistical entries

  • Prepare monthly journal entries in support of the month end closing process

  • Update fixed asset system with additions and disposals

  • Run depreciation reports and coordinate accounting with the various plant locations

  • Provide support for various manufacturing accounting functions

  • Perform special projects and assignments as required Key Attributes for Success:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to work effectively in cross-functional teams to identify and resolve complex business issues

  • Self-starter able to work independently with multiple priorities and deadlines

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Detail oriented, inquisitive, committed to high ethical standards and excellence

  • Manages ambiguity effectively

  • Strong desire for continuous improvement of self and team If interested in this or similar positions, please send a Word version of your resume to

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Req ID: 03770-0008865340

Functional Role: Accounting Clerk

Country: USA

State: PA


Postal Code: 17112-2799

Compensation: $50,000.00 to $57,500.00 per year

Requirements: Education:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance Experience:

  • 2 plus years accounting experience preferred

  • Public Accounting experience a plus