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Robert Half Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting (Compensation Team) in CHICAGO, Illinois


Exciting career-building opportunity at a rapidly growing firm located in Downtown Chicago!!

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


· Analyze compensation accounts and ensure journal entries are recorded timely during the month-end close process

· Responsible for recording global consultant bonus accruals, benefits, prepaid sign-on bonus amortization and payroll

· Responsible for completing and reviewing monthly account analysis by reconciling transactions and resolving discrepancies

· Responsible for providing management and regional controllers with compensation analysis and flux explanations

· Provide key analysis schedules to support the SEC reporting process and earnings release

· Responsible for the development and review of one staff accountant

· Prepares and reviews reports supporting internal and external audits

· Work closely with HR Compensation team, HR Business Partners, Payroll, Regional Finance Directors and FP& A team

· Review and recommend enhancements to the compensation and close process

· Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), general accounting process and internal control elements



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience required

  • CPA or CPA candidate

  • Experience in public accounting preferred

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to create concise, high quality reports

  • Experience in accounting and financial systems

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft General Ledger and Oracle HFM a plus

  • Experience managing people a plus

  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel a plus

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

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