Sr. Accountant


Salary:

$60000 - 75000/year

Location:

Saint Paul, MN

Date Posted:

May 20, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

02310-0010832728

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
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. The role requires superb analytical skills, and the work environment is challenging and fast paced. The company is proud to offer excellent compensation, as well as benefits and advancement opportunities.

How you will make an impact

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

- Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls; while also providing support on special requests when required

- Participate in various department-wide initiatives

- Present Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

- Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

- Produce monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management purposes

- Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

- Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions
Requirements
- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Proficient in ERP systems

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

- Exceptional time management skills preferred

- Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

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

- Foundational knowledge in variance analysis

- Adeptness in standard costs

- Strong familiarity with journal entries

- Command of month end closings

- Inventory analysis experience

- Solid understanding of account reconciliation

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

- Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

- Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

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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