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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Palo Alto, California

Description

Can you thrive in a demanding work environment? Is your goal to join a renowned company? If your answers are yes, then Colleen McAuliffe of Robert Half may have the job you want. The Senior Accountant handles a wide range of tasks, including financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidates must be highly skilled at analytics. This rewarding full-time job includes a robust compensation package, including benefits, and the possibility to grow.

Major responsibilities

  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests

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

  • Prepare financial analysis on trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

    Requirements - SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Skilled at time management

  • Strong familiarity with general ledger

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Month end closings experience preferred

  • Procure-to-pay experience

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • Ability to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent, and to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment

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

  • Strong attention to detail

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