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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Lafayette, New Jersey


Senior Accountants might be interested in this position from Robert Half for an opportunity with a growing client. You might be the right candidate for this Senior Accountant position if you are an experienced Accountant with an aptitude for adaptability. Please apply as soon as possible for this open Senior Accountant opening! This long-term contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Lafayette, New Jersey area.

How you will make an impact

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

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

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

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

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Other projects as necessary

  • Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners

  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

  • Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers

  • Practical knowledge of Statutory Accounting

  • General familiarity with Balance Sheet Reviews

  • Statutory Accounting experience highly preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Analyze Financial Statements experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP (STAT)

  • Background working with Statutory Accounting Principles

  • Deep understanding of account analysis

  • Command of GAAP Accounting

  • Adeptness in journal entries

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

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • ERP system experience

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are highly desired

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