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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in DEERFIELD, Illinois

Description A thriving company in the Agriculture industry is on the search for a permanent Senior Accountant to join their team in the DEERFIELD, 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 offers you great long-term potential and a strong compensation and benefits package. 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. Located in Deerfield, Illinois, this Senior Accountant role is with a company in the Agriculture field.

Your responsibilities

  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

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

  • Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

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

  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations Requirements - Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

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

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel

  • Strong familiarity with Internal Control

  • Implementation experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in SAP

  • Solid understanding of Tableau

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

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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