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Robert Half International Accountant in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama


If you're an experienced Senior Accountant, Accountemps needs your professional know-how and leadership for an exciting long-term remote temporary opportunity in the Utilities/Infrastructure industry. Operating as a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for 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 Senior Accountant position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the Birmingham, Alabama area. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

Major responsibilities

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

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • An endless desire to improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

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

  • Work with internal and external auditors to coordinate quarterly reviews and testing

    Requirements - Financial reporting experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Oracle

  • Adeptness in month end closings

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

  • Strong familiarity with property accounting

  • General ledger experience required

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Experience with ERP systems

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

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

  • Substantial knowledge in financial reporting

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Extraordinary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire 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.

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