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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa


Robert Half Finance has an opening for an experienced, driven Senior Accountant to provide leadership and know-how to a small team. This is a full-time opportunity in the DES MOINES, Iowa area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, budgets and forecasting. This position comes with a strong compensation and benefits package, including a long-term potential opportunity for the candidate. We are seeking an individual with exemplary analytical skills who enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced work environment in order to support the continued success of the company.

What you get to do every single day

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

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

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

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

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

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

  • Partake in various department-wide initiatives


  • 3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally in small business

  • Monthly Financial Statements experience

  • Journal entries experience

  • Adeptness in financial analysis

  • Knowledge of financial reporting

  • Fixed assets experience

  • Budget forecasting experience desired

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Strong time management skills preferred

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

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