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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Charlottesville, Virginia

Description If you are a skilled Accountant with an aptitude for adaptability, this is the ideal Senior Accountant role for you! Please apply as soon as possible for this open Senior Accountant opening! This short-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity is based in the Charlottesville, Virginia area.

What you get to do every single day

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

  • Other projects as necessary

  • Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

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

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Previous experience working with non-profit fund accounting

  • Comprehensive knowledge of grant accounting preferred

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • General familiarity with budget forecasting

  • Earlier work involving fixed assets

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Comprehension of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Hands-on experience with cash flow management

  • Auditing experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Knowledge of month end closings

  • Cash forecasting experience preferred

  • Good understanding of Gift Processing

  • Prior experience with cash management

  • Account reconciliation experience highly valued

  • Blackbaud experience highly preferred

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

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

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

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience

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