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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Richmond, Virginia

Description Robert Half's Senior Accountant role is perfect for candidates looking for a gig in the accounting field in the Richmond, Virginia area. Enhance your career and your knowledge by working with a growing company. Apply now, as this role needs to be filled instantly. This is a long-term contract / temporary opportunity in the Local Government field.


  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)

  • Other projects as required

  • Arrange quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Bring a daily dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Prepare monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting Requirements - Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • General ledger experience highly desired

  • Expertise in Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly preferred

  • Month end closings experience

  • Background working with Oracle

  • General familiarity with financial analysis

  • Strong familiarity with Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation

  • Adeptness in financial reporting

  • Demonstrated knowledge of variance analysis

  • Practical knowledge of Ad Hoc Financial Analysis

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work well with functional department managers

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Great attention to detail

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our 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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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