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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Appleton, Wisconsin


Robert Half Finance is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant with a desire to join a reputable company in the Paper/Packaging industry. 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 be successful, candidates need to be highly adept at analytics and working in challenging, fast-paced environments. This Senior Accountant role is located in Appleton, Wisconsin within the Paper/Packaging field. The company boasts excellent compensation and benefits and offers potential for advancement.

How you will make an impact

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

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

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

  • Present Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Offer involvement in various department-wide initiatives

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

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

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

  • Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary


  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Cost analysis experience

  • Expertise in cost analysis

  • Proficiency in cost accounting

  • General familiarity with journal entries

  • Practical knowledge of Month-end Journal Entries

  • Proven knowledge of Fixed Asset Accounting

  • Asset Inventory experience

  • Well-founded grasp of Fixed Asset Ledger

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Remarkable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

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

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

  • Experience with ERP systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Salary: $65,000.00 - $74,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Appleton, WI

Date Posted: February 8, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04620-0011697990

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance