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Robert Half Sr. Payroll Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Exciting opportunity open at a rapidly growing real estate 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 a permanent opportunity in the Real Estate & Property industry for a Senior Accountant to join a thriving, innovative company in the Chicago, Illinois area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for producing 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 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. This Senior Accountant role is based in Chicago, Illinois with a company in the Real Estate & Property field.

What you get to do every day

  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

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

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

    Requirements

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

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

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

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

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

  • ERP system experience

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

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

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

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