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Robert Half Retirement Claims Associate in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Description Robert Half is looking for a Senior Accountant for a great short-term contract / temporary opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the Iowa City, Iowa area. The ideal Senior Accountant will be someone seeking to succeed in a challenging environment and who has demonstrated success doing so before. Apply today!

How you will make an impact

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • An endless desire to improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

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

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Implement monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP Requirements - Skilled with ERP systems

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • The ideal candidate for this position can demonstrate proficiency in financial reporting systems

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

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

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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