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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in EVANSTON, Illinois

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Senior Accountant

This role handles financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidates need to bring strong analytical skills to the role and should be capable of handling challenging, fast-paced work environments. This position comes with solid compensation, benefits, and advancement opportunities.

As the Senior Accountant What you get to do every single day

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests

  • Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

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

  • Administer Ad-hoc projects as necessary

Senior Accountant Qualifications

Project Accounting Experience

Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics

Deltek software experience preferred

Requirements

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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

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

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Able to manage time well

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes

-- Bank Account Reconciliation experience

  • Expertise in Costpoint (Deltek)

  • Project accounting experience desired

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

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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