Sr. Accountant


$60000 - 80000/year


Santa Barbara, CA

Date Posted:

May 14, 2019

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Full-Time Accounting & Finance

Robert Half Finance is looking for a Senior Accountant with previous experience to fill an open position at a respected Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance company. You will use your knowledge and skills to prepare and consolidate financial statements, analyze and reconcile accounts, analyze cash flow, build budgets and forecasts, prepare audits, and manage internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. To thrive in this position, candidates should have exceptional analytical skills and enjoy working in challenging, fast-paced environments. This Senior Accountant role is based in Santa Barbara, California with a company in the Healthcare, Hospitals, Social Assistance field. The company is proud to offer excellent compensation, as well as benefits and advancement opportunities.

Major responsibilities

- Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

- Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

- Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary

- Adherence to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

- Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

- Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests

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

- Produce error-free monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

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

- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- Able to manage time well

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

- Knowledgeable of ERP systems

- Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

- Proficiency in account reconciliation

- Bank reconciliations experience highly desired

- Adeptness in budget forecasting

- Microsoft Excel experience preferred

- Accounts receivable experience

- Demonstrated knowledge of payroll for under 100 employees

- Comprehensive knowledge of financial statement preparation

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

- Strong attention to detail

- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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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