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Robert Half International Accounting Lead - Management Reporting in Chicago, Illinois


Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinate and assist with the annual plan process and quarterly performance outlooks

  • Analyze and report on cost center performance

  • Interact with the business to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial reports

  • Support and assist with internal and external audits

  • Establish and maintain solid understanding of commodity agreements and processes managed by global business services team.

  • Serve as key contact and provide oversight for activity managed by global business services team.

  • Actively participate in and support special projects throughout the year


Essential Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance Preferred (Equivalent experience also considered)

Essential Experience & Job Requirements

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Able to present complex information to a wide range of audiences across different levels of the organization

  • A robust finance and accounting background is preferred with some experience in energy or a similar commodity-oriented industry, preferably in a trading organization.

  • At minimum, at least 5 years in accounting, finance, control, risk, or trading environment

  • Desirable Criteria

  • Experience with SAP and FBW reporting systems

  • Strong financial accounting, reporting and control knowledge, including general accounting policy knowledge

  • CPA preferred but not required

  • Team player with ability to build working relationships across functional, business unit and regional lines

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize several diverse projects

  • Highly motivated individual

  • Experience with automation and visualization tools such as Python or Power BI

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