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Robert Half Senior Corporate Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

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

There's currently an opening for a permanent Senior Accountant to bring their knowledge and expertise to a growing company in the Transport industry in the CHICAGO, Illinois area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This position comes with a strong compensation and benefits package, including a long-term potential opportunity for the candidate. We are looking for someone who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the continued success of the firm. This Senior Accountant role is located in Chicago, Illinois within the Transport field.

What you get to do every day

  • Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls; while also providing support on special requests when required

  • Prepare financial analysis on trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

  • Prepare monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives

  • Contribute to coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process

    Requirements

Requirements

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • ERP system experience

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

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

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