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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in NEW YORK, New York


Accountemps is currently looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their dynamic team for a long-term temporary opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opportunity is located in the New York, New York area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Ad-hoc projects as required

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

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)

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


  • General familiarity with Pivot Table

  • Strong familiarity with Private Grants

  • Practical knowledge of VLOOKUP

  • Proven knowledge of Month-end Reports

  • Federal Grant experience

  • Month end closings experience preferred

  • Grant accounting experience preferred

  • Month-end Journal Entries experience

  • Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel

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

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Ability to work well with functional department managers

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

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

  • ERP system experience

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

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

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

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • We're looking for people with financial reporting systems proficiency

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to with "Sr. Accountant- Non Profit" in the subject line.

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Salary: $32.00 - $36.00 / Hourly

Location: NEW YORK, NY

Date Posted: January 4, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02941-0011639691

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance