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Robert Half Accounting Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Description If you want to be recognized for the results you achieve, consider this Accounting Manager position with a company in the Consultancy industry. A reputable software company needs a strong Accounting Manager who is focused on results and available for immediate hire. In charge of daily operations, the Accounting Manager handles ledger entries and reconciliations, the general ledger system, financial statements on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, regulatory reporting, and additional duties as required. Establishing and scaling the company's accounting and finance operations is an ideal goal for this role. This short-term contract / temporary employment opportunity is with a company based in Chicago, Illinois. If you're looking for a healthy work environment where your efforts are valued and rewarded, this company may be a great fit for you.

What you get to do every day

Regular review and analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts

Assist in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including document preparation, data analysis, integrity validation and reconciliation processes

Drive and manage the full accounting team performance of the close process to meet tight deadlines

Prepare various technical accounting analyses, policies and procedures

Collaborate with FP& A and accounting management to deliver relevant and timely reporting of financial data analytics, including monthly flash report, key financial metrics and actual spend against budgets/outlook Requirements - Customer service oriented communication skills that allow for pleasant and beneficial interactions with all customers

  • Recent relevant financial experience

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Critical thinking, problem solving, ability to work independently

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is valuable

  • Reliable technology and analytical abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or equivalent degree and/or experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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