Senior Accountant


$65,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year


Lincoln, NE

Date Posted:

May 17, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Do you have a CPA and like the idea of 37 hour work weeks and NO TRAVEL? Do you desire a quick path to Controller? My Lincoln client wants a Senior Accountant they can groom to be a Controller. Preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, creating budgets and forecasts, preparing audits, and managing internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting are among the key responsibilities for this role. Crucial components of the role include analytical skills and an ability to handle a challenging, fast-paced work culture. The company is proud to offer excellent compensation, as well as benefits and advancement opportunities.

How you will make an impact

- Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

- Allocate and prepare monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis reports for management

- Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process

- Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

- Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

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

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

- Partake in various department-wide initiatives

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- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA IS A MUST

- Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

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

- SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

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

- Skilled with ERP systems

- Financial reconciliation experience

- Financial statement preparation experience preferred

- Solid understanding of general ledger

- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

- Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

- Must have excellent time management skills
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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