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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa

Description Are you determined to rise to different challenges and reach goals quickly but effectively? Are you interested in working with a well-respected company? Apply today for your next job through Robert Half Finance. The Senior Accountant handles a wide range of tasks, including financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Exceptional analytical skills are required to excel in this role. In this full-time role, you will be well compensated, offered great benefits, and have the chance to grow.


  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

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

  • Allocate and prepare monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis reports for management

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

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

  • Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process Requirements - Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting

  • Financial analysis experience highly desired

  • Month end closings experience

  • Practical knowledge of Microsoft Power BI

  • Proficiency in Ad Hoc Financial Analysis

  • General familiarity with budget forecasting

  • Foundational knowledge in Ad Hoc Financial Analysis

  • Account analysis experience

  • Adeptness in Annual Budget

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Strong time management skills preferred

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

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