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Robert Half Sr. Financial Analyst in DETROIT, Michigan

Description

Our Wayne County healthcare client is in need of a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting with month-end close, including reconciliations, journal entries and general ledger work. The Senior Accountant will also be responsible for supporting capital requests and providing daily reporting support.

Major responsibilities

  • Help create sustainable business, operational, and financial processes to be understood by all necessary teams

  • Identify and execute financial analysis to optimize business performance

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting - analyzing financial results, distilling/synthesizing key trends, assessing current and future business risk, and communicating critical updates to senior leadership

  • Track financial results with greater accuracy and discretion by working with Operating and Accounting to drive improved management reporting

  • Handle ad-hoc analysis and presentation requests

  • Work closely with the Functional leads to provide management reporting, accounting and compliance guidance plus ensure alignment of operational initiatives

  • Drive existing management reporting - analyze financial results, distill and synthesize issues, communicate key messages to senior management

  • Build positive relationships with key business partners and Finance/Accounting leadership

    Requirements

The ideal Senior Accountant must have at least 7 years as a Senior Accountant. In addition, the ideal candidate will have large ERP experience, such as PeopleSoft, or SAP, as well as reporting software experience like Hyperion or HFM. The ideal candidate will need to have advanced Excel experience, including pivot tables and vLookups. This is a long-term temporary assignment for the right candidate.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

  • Required education: BA/BS degree in Finance, Business, or a related field

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Month-end Close Activities experience

  • Adeptness in Hyperion Financial Reporting

  • Experience with journal entries

  • Bank reconciliations experience required

  • Foundational knowledge in general ledger

  • General familiarity with SAP

  • Demonstrated understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Able to think critically and operate effectively with management

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • A strong ability to work with office systems, reporting software, databases and other BI tools recommended

  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, and resolve problems effectively

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • 10+ years experience in operations finance required

  • Skilled in working cross functionally across teams and gaining favor of key decision makers

  • Efficient with process reengineering and optimization

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