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Robert Half Senior Accountant in Ponchatoula, Louisiana


Robert Half is partnering with an international industrial services company with a Ponchatoula, Louisiana presence in search of a dynamic and flexible senior accountant. This direct hire opportunity offers an exceptional compensation and benefits package, flexible, hybrid schedule and opportunities for advancement.

Job Description:

As a Senior Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in managing and overseeing the financial operations of the organization. This position requires an experienced professional with at least 5 years of progressive full cycle accounting experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software/ERP systems, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Financial Management: Lead the financial accounting processes, including but not limited to, financial statement preparation, month-end and year-end closing, reconciliations, and analysis of financial data.

  • General Ledger: Maintain and reconcile the general ledger, ensuring accuracy and compliance with accounting standards and company policies.

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare and distribute timely and accurate financial reports to management, providing insights into financial performance.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Collaborate in the development and monitoring of annual budgets and financial forecasts.

  • Technology Integration: Leverage your strong technology skills to streamline and improve accounting processes, including the implementation of new accounting software or systems.

  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with local and international accounting standards, tax regulations, and statutory requirements.

  • Customer Service: Interact with internal and external stakeholders to address financial inquiries, provide support, and maintain a high level of customer service.

  • Audit Support: Assist in coordinating and facilitating internal and external audits, providing necessary documentation and explanations as needed.

  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency enhancements within the finance department.

  • Adaptability: Be flexible in responding to changing business needs and take initiative to tackle new challenges independently.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field highly preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible full cycle accounting experience.

  • Experience in a smaller office environment wearing multiple hats.

  • Strong proficiency in accounting software and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.

  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.

  • International business experience or exposure is advantageous.

Interested candidates are invited to contact Hayley Euper at 504-383-0704 or apply today! Thank you for your interest in Robert Half!

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