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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in ELGIN, Illinois

Description

Bring your accounting experience and know-how to a dynamic, growing team at Robert Half Finance, now seeking a full-time Senior Accountant in the ELGIN, 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.

How you will make an impact

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

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

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • 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

  • Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

Requirements

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

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

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

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

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics experience required

  • Foundational knowledge in CPA

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Strong time management skills preferred

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Salary: $70,000.00 - $72,000.00 / Yearly

Location: ELGIN, IL

Date Posted: September 30, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01310-0011575322

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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