Robert Half Sr. Accountant in CAROL STREAM, Illinois
Description 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. The role requires superb analytical skills, and the work environment is challenging and fast-paced. The person in this role will be well compensated and offered a benefits package and the opportunity for advancement.
What you get to do every day
Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary
Assemble monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations
Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
Offer involvement in various department-wide initiatives
Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests
Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks) Requirements - SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Strong analytical capabilities and discernment
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
Sage 100 experience
3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
Able to manage time well
Current and relevant ERP system experience
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
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