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Robert Half Senior Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

There's currently a full-time opportunity in the Service industry for a Senior Accountant to join a thriving, innovative company in the CHICAGO, Illinois area. As a Senior Accountant, your responsibilities will include 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 offers you great long-term potential and a strong compensation and benefits package. We are looking for a candidate that possess excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the successful growth of the firm.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Own AP processes; maintain invoices

  • Contribute to the month-end close

  • manage ACH/wire payments

  • Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

  • Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

  • Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions

  • When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests

    Requirements

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Able to manage time well

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

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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