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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Arlington, Virginia

Description Accountants in the Arlington, Virginia area who are interested in a new opportunity should submit an application for this position as a Senior Accountant through Robert Half. Looking to enhance your career and your knowledge? Work for a company that's growing. Apply now, as this role needs to be filled instantly. This is a long-term contract / temporary opportunity.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Create analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Other projects as required

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

  • Manage monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP Requirements - Proven ability to work and communication well with manager-level associates

  • Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are highly desired

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with general ledger

  • Journal entries experience preferred

  • Costpoint experience desired

  • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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