Senior Accountant


Salary:

DOE

Location:

CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted:

December 19, 2017

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01340-0010003285

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance Accounting is looking for a Senior Accountant for a full-time opportunity with one of our clients. As a Senior Accountant, your responsibilities will include financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This position offers a great long-term growth potential, including a strong compensation and benefits package for the candidate. We are seeking an individual with exemplary analytical skills who enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced work environment in order to support the continued success of the company. This Senior Accountant role is located in Chicago.

How you will make an impact

- Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables in the compensation area that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area

- Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary

- Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

- Engage in various department-wide initiatives

For immediate consideration, please contact Anne Kile directly at: [email protected]
Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA or CPA seeking

- Bank reconciliations experience

- Solid understanding of month end closings

- Fixed assets

- Expertise in journal entries

- Experience with account analysis

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

- Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

- High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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

- Understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

- Able to manage time well

- 3+ years of overall general accounting experience

For immediate consideration, please contact Anne Kile directly at: [email protected]
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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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