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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in LISLE, Illinois

Description

If you have a background in accounting and are searching for a role with a highly respected Steel Manufacturing firm, Robert Half Finance may have the Senior Accountant position for you. Key parts of the role include preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, creating budgets and forecasts, preparing audits, and managing internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. The challenging, fast-paced work environment requires top-notch analytical skills. This Senior Accountant role is based in Lisle, Illinois with a company in the Steel Manufacturing field. Great compensation, benefits, and chances for advancement are all part of the package.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

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

  • Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Offer involvement in various department-wide initiatives

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

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

Click 'Apply' or call Anne Kile at 630.368.1175

Requirements

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

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

  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have excellent time management skills

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Foundational knowledge in variance analysis

  • Month end closings experience

  • Strong familiarity with journal entries

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

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

Click 'Apply' or call Anne Kile at 630.368.1175

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Salary: DOE

Location: LISLE, IL

Date Posted: October 15, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01340-0011580808

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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