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Robert Half Senior Accountant in GRIFFITH, Indiana

Description Robert Half is looking for a Senior Accountant for a client in Northwest Indiana. The Senior Accountant will report to the Controller. The Senior Accountant has strong accounting acumen and experience in accounting functions for a mid-size entity. Expertise with treasury, intercompany transactions, month-end close, consolidated financial reporting and forward-looking financial analysis. Ensures compliance with company financial policies and procedures at all times. This candidate will have strong initiative and should be a team player with an exceptional attitude, open to change, and driven to work with management to take the company to the next level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Strong technical accountant with experience preparing timely and accurate financial reporting in compliance with GAAP.

• Assists in managing month-end close process to ensure the accounting team processes accurate and timely journal entries and account reconciliations.

• Prepares US balance sheet, profit and loss and cash flow statements and oversees preparation of multi-entity consolidation and monthly financial reporting package.

• Manage treasury function monitoring cash flow and revolver usage and providing timely covenant reporting to bank. Prior experience with ABL structure a benefit and prior treasury experience required.

• Experience with multi-entity business structure and comfort with intercompany transactions, accounting entries and related documentation.

• Familiarity with accounting for insurance liability including accrual entries and forecasting cash flow.

• Experience with sales and use and fuel tax a plus.

• Technical savvy with ability to identify opportunities to modernize and build efficiencies in accounting processes. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics implementation a plus.

• Assist in managing audit process working directly with external auditors. Technical knowledge of GAAP with ability to research changes in accounting standards and incorporate into practice.

• Takes a holistic view of company to identify opportunities for process and system improvements to grow profitability.

Skills and Competences:

• Minimum of 5-7 years working for mid-size company with exposure to all aspects of accounting functions

• Strong technical accounting skills and ability to interpret and apply accounting standards.

• Tech-savvy skill-set is key to success in this role, including exposure with ERP systems, financial reporting tools (BI, dashboards), expert Excel skills and experience with reporting system implementation.

• Team player with strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills. Ability to function as a team player with an exceptional attitude is critical to the success of this position.

Education Requirements:

• Bachelors in Accounting required and CPA strongly preferred

If interested, please contact Brian Keating at 630-836-7152. Requirements Month End Close, Balance Sheet Reconciliation, Microsoft Excel

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