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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in CARLE PLACE, New York

Description Robert Half has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant to join a reputable Retail company. You will be responsible for preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, creating budgets and forecasts, preparing audits, and managing internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidates will need excellent analytical skills and an ability to keep up in a fast-paced workspace. Located in Carle Place, New York, this Senior Accountant role is with a company in the Retail field. The company boasts excellent compensation and benefits and offers potential for advancement.

How you will make an impact

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • 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

  • Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

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

  • Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls; while also providing support on special requests when required Requirements - Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills highly desired

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

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

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

  • Adeptness in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation

  • Accruals experience highly preferred

  • General familiarity with Accrued Liabilities

  • Experience with Accounting Entries

  • Account analysis experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Account Balance

  • Practical knowledge of Accrued Expenses

  • Background working with Accrual Entries

  • Account Adjustments experience required

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

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