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

A large publishing company located in Manhattan is looking for a Senior Accountant for a temporary project.

Key responsibilities - Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process - Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics) - Put together monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting - Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations - Manage monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP - Be a part of various department-wide initiatives - Function with business partners to ensure compliance with procedures and controls, corporate accounting policies, and provide support on special requests

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  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Data entry experience desired

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

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

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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