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Robert Half Sr. Staff Accountant in BENSENVILLE, Illinois


To apply for this position, please email resume to Valerie.Herron @ RobertHalf.c0m with the subject "Sr Staff Accountant"

Do you enjoy a challenge and can keep up in a fast-paced environment? Is joining a company in the Chemicals Manufacturing field an exciting idea? Robert Half could have your dream job! Your tasks as Senior Accountant 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. To succeed in this role, you must be proficient at analyzing information. In this full-time role, you will be well compensated, offered great benefits, and have the chance to grow. This Senior Accountant role is based in Bensenville, Illinois with a company in the Chemicals Manufacturing field.

What you get to do every single day

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

  • Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

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

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

  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives

  • Contribute to coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests


  • ERP system experience

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

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

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Strong time management skills preferred

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

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Deep understanding of general ledger

  • Foundational knowledge in journal entries

  • Expertise in Corporate Accounting

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

To apply for this position, please email resume to Valerie.Herron @ RobertHalf.c0m with the subject "Sr Staff Accountant"

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