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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Jersey City, New Jersey

Description Do you thrive in challenging, fast-paced environments? Does the chance to join a well-known Communications company thrill you? Apply today for your next job through Robert Half. In the Senior Accountant role, you will support the company's goals by preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, establishing budgets and forecasting, preparing audits, and handling internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidates must be highly skilled at analytics. This full-time position includes solid compensation, good benefits, and the possibility to grow. This Senior Accountant role is based in Jersey City, New Jersey with a company in the Communications field.

What you get to do every day

  • When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests

  • Offer involvement in various department-wide initiatives

  • Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

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

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

  • Provide monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting Requirements - Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

  • Skilled at time management

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

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

  • Strong communication and social skills and able to receive criticism well

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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