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Robert Half International Payroll Accountant in Charleston, South Carolina


If you're an experienced accountant with a knack for accuracy, there's currently an opening through Accountemps for Staff Accountant at a growing Healthcare/NHS firm. This is career-building opportunity is located in the Charleston, South Carolina region and offered on a long-term temporary-to-full-time basis. In this role, the Staff Accountant is in charge of preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. You'll also have responsibility over various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, play an active role in compliance, and review schedules for the reporting processes.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

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

  • Maintain monthly payment schedules

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested


  • High attention to detail

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Payroll for over 500 employees experience

  • Payroll tax experience

  • Knowledge of Local Payroll Tax

  • Payroll Tax Reporting experience highly desired

  • Full Cycle Payroll experience desired

  • Proven knowledge of Federal Government Reporting

  • Well-founded grasp of account reconciliation

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

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

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $23.75 - $27.50 / Hourly

Location: Charleston, SC

Date Posted: October 13, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 03270-0011588394

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance