Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Accountemps is searching for a Senior Accountant for a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity with an exciting organization in the Insurance industry. Working as a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opening is located in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area and will offer you great experience, strong compensation, and an attractive benefits package. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

Key responsibilities

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

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

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Other projects as necessary

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

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

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

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

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

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

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

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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