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Robert Half International Senior Accountant in EVANSTON, Illinois

Description

To apply to this role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m)

New position offering great long-term potential! Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Chicago team. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting.

Your responsibilities

  • Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls; while also providing support on special requests when required

  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

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

  • Prepare financial analysis on trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

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

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

  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

  • Design new methods and processes and oversee implementation

Requirements

  • 2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Command of account analysis

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

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

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

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

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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Salary: DOE

Location: EVANSTON, IL

Date Posted: February 12, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-0011471481

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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