Senior Accountant


Salary:

DOE

Location:

DOWNERS GROVE, IL

Date Posted:

January 11, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01340-0010453728

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance currently has a full-time position open for an experienced Senior Accountant with drive and know-how to join a rapidly-growing team in the DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be required to perform 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 you great long-term potential and a strong compensation and benefits package. We are currently looking for an individual who possess excellent analytical skills and thrives working in a challenging and fast-paced environment while contributing to company growth.

How you will make an impact

- Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

- Prepare financial analysis on trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

- Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests

- Assemble monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

- Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

- Contribute to coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

- Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions

- Engage in various department-wide initiatives

For immediate consideration, please contact Anne Kile at [email protected]
Requirements
- Knowledge of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures

- Microsoft Excel experience

- Comprehensive knowledge of consolidations

- Business analysis experience preferred

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

- Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

- High attention to detail

- Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

- Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

- Experience with ERP systems

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

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- Exceptional time management skills preferred

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

For immediate consideration, please contact Anne Kile 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 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.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888-490-5461 for additional information.

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