Robert Half Senior Accountant in Oakland, California
Description Robert Half is currently seeking an experienced, organized Senior Accountant to join their team for a permanent opportunity in the Oakland, California area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be required to perform financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This position offers a great long-term growth potential, including a strong compensation and benefits package for the candidate. We are looking for a candidate that possess excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the successful growth of the firm.
Your responsibilities in this role
Present analysis on financial results such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.
Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary
Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions
Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP
Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations
Engage in various department-wide initiatives
Produce monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management purposes
Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests Requirements - Strong communication and social skills
Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines
3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
Experience with ERP systems
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
Account management experience
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
Experience in SOX control execution/documentation
Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
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