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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Lincoln, Nebraska

Description Do challenges and fast-paced cultures inspire you to work hard? Are you interested in the chance to work with a highly regarded Construction/Contractor company? Robert Half could have your dream job! Your tasks as Senior Accountant will include financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. To thrive in this position, you will need outstanding analytical skills. This position is full time with excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the chance to grow. This Senior Accountant role is located in Lincoln, Nebraska.

What you get to do every day

  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Contribute to coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

  • Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests

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

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

  • Offer involvement in various department-wide initiatives Requirements

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing Construction or Manufacturing environment a plus

  • Job Costing or Cost Accounting highly preferred

  • Able to manage time well

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Proficiency in Activity Based Costing (ABC)

  • Adeptness in cost analysis

  • Background working with Consolidated Financial Statements

  • Practical knowledge of US GAAP

  • Cost accounting experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of payroll

  • Construction Cost experience

  • Financial Statement experience highly preferred

  • Job Cost experience

  • General familiarity with GAAP Accounting

  • Cost Allocation experience highly desired

  • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • 2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

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

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