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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in OPELIKA, Alabama


Accountemps is currently looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their dynamic team for a contract opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for 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 Senior Accountant position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the Opelika, Alabama area. The ideal Senior Accountant will be someone seeking to succeed in a challenging environment and who has demonstrated success doing so before. Apply today!

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Continually improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

  • Complete other projects as required

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

  • Organize quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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


  • Skilled in financial reporting

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

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

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

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

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

  • Strong organization skills

  • Adeptness in journal entries

  • General ledger experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in Yardi is a plus

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Solid understanding of bank reconciliations

  • Bank statements experience

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Ability to work well with functional department managers

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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