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Robert Half Senior Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Description Are you determined to rise to different challenges and reach goals quickly but effectively? Can you see yourself working at a well-respected Cosmetics company? Robert Half may have the job you are looking for. 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. Exceptional analytical skills are required to excel in this role. This full-time position comes with a strong compensation and benefits package, as well as the chance of growth. Located in New York, New York, this Senior Accountant role is with a company in the Cosmetics field.

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

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

  • Present analysis on financial results such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Coordinate 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

  • Offer involvement in various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Strong time management skills preferred

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

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

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

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

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Journal entries experience preferred

  • Well-founded grasp of e-commerce

  • Knowledge of CPA

  • Deep understanding of financial statement preparation

  • Proven knowledge of NetSuite

  • General ledger experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

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