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Robert Half Accounting Associate in Chicago, Illinois


To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

Join the wave of young finance professionals who are swapping their mundane 9-5s for fresh opportunities with Chicago’s top companies.

Your key responsibilities

· Collaborate closely with key business partners, including FP& A, Product Finance, Legal, Coverage, Run Rate, Tax, and Billing to deliver critical business initiatives and identify value opportunities.

· Develop process improvement and design of automation solutions to enhance analytical decision making and forecasting

· Analyze the company's material and/or complex transactions to ensure appropriate revenue recognition treatment, perform relevant research, present, and document conclusions.

· Drive insights and guidance to support revenue process for optimal economics on rapidly evolving and growing product offerings and launches.

· Execute strategic special projects as assigned, including business combinations, transformations in products, and changes in business processes on an as needed basis.

· Participate in various aspects of the revenue month-end close process, including creating journal entries, performing reconciliations, SEC disclosures, and internal reporting.


Your skills and experience that will help you excel

· Minimum 2+ years in Accounting or Finance related field

· Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, information systems, business analytics, or related field

· Highly motivated with the ability to work independently, with initiative, and able to demonstrate ownership for tasks, executing with a high attention to detail

· Investigative and creative approach to problem solving, including experience with automation and process improvement

· Public accounting and/or industry experience with multi-national public companies which comply with U.S. GAAP and ASC 606 Revenue Recognition

· Advanced Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Microsoft Power Platform, SalesForce, SAP, and Revenue Recognition Accounting Software a plus

· Demonstrated experience influencing across functional departments

· Knowledge of and prior experience with data management, visualization, and automation applications, including Power BI, Power Automate, Alteryx, or similar a plus

To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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