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Robert Half International Senior Accountant in EAST LANSING, Michigan


Accountemps is currently looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their dynamic team in the Financial Services industry for a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opportunity is located in the East Lansing, Michigan area and will offer a great you a great detail oriented experience along with attractive compensation. We are looking for a Senior Accountant who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the continued success of the firm. Apply today!

What you get to do every day

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

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

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

  • Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Other projects as necessary

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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


  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

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

  • Solid understanding of bank reconciliations

  • General familiarity with Balance Sheets

  • Practical knowledge of chargebacks

  • Wide ranging experience with Agile Coaching

  • Proven knowledge of Excel Formulas

  • Foundational knowledge in Banking Industry

  • General ledger experience

  • Deep understanding of Creative Problem Solving

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Quality experience with Employee Training

  • Well-founded grasp of Assigned Balance Sheet

  • A level of proficiency in financial reporting is preferential to this role

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Efficient in ERP systems

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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Salary: $20.00 - $28.00 / Hourly


Date Posted: November 19, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 02240-0011626022

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance