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Robert Half International Senior Accountant, Technical Accounting in CHICAGO, Illinois


To apply, please press 1-Click Apply at the bottom of this job posting. For any inquires, you may reach out to John Sadofsky at 312-616-8200.

Do you enjoy a challenge and can keep up in a fast-paced environment? Do you want to work with a well-respected Commercial Real Estate Services company? Robert Half Finance may have the job you are looking for. This Senior Accountant role is located in Chicago, Illinois.

What you get to do every day

  • Work with the Global Revenue team and partner with teams across the company

  • Own a book of transactional service lines and completed accounting and revenue recognition

  • Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

  • Present analysis on financial results such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

  • Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives


  • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 / Public experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • US GAAP experience

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • ASC 606 revenue recognition experience

  • Real Estate Experience preferred

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

  • Strong time management skills preferred

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

To apply, please press 1-Click Apply at the bottom of this job posting. For any inquires, you may reach out to John Sadofsky at 312-616-8200.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: DOE

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: October 9, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-0011534290

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance