Robert Half International Accountant in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Accountemps is currently looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their dynamic team in the Insurance industry for a long term temporary opportunity. 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 opportunity is located in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today at www.accountemps.com and email your resume to Ryan.P.Olson@Accountemps.com

How you will make an impact

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)

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

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Other projects as necessary

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

  • ERP system experience

  • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

  • 2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

  • Financial reconciliation experience preferred

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • Strong familiarity with full charge bookkeeping

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

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

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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