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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in AKRON, Ohio

Description Robert Half is looking to fill a Senior Accountant position on a permanent basis in the AKRON, Ohio area. As a Senior Accountant, your duties 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 looking for a candidate that possess excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the successful growth of the firm.

How you will make an impact

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

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

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

  • Present Balance Sheet account reconciliations Requirements - Skilled at time management

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

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

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

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Proven knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Foundational knowledge in Ultra Tax

  • Well-founded grasp of payroll

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

  • Knowledge of QuickBooks

  • General familiarity with Complex Tax Return

  • Solid understanding of Quickbooks Online

  • Practical knowledge of personal taxes

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