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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Houston, Texas


Robert Half Finance is looking for a Senior Accountant for a full-time opportunity in the Houston, Texas area. 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. 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.

Key responsibilities

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

  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

  • Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

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


  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft

  • Strong familiarity with Cognos

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

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

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

  • Exceptional time management skills preferred

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

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic 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.

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Salary: $62,000.00 - $65,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: February 1, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 04130-0011616565

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance