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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in ROCHESTER, New York


Robert Half is looking for an experienced Senior Accountant who wants to work with a growing client. Skilled Accountants who have an aptitude for adaptability are a great fit for this Senior Accountant position. We are looking to fill this Senior Accountant role immediately, so apply today! This short-term contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Rochester, New York area.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Organize quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

  • Other projects as necessary

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

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

    Requirements - Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

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

  • A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Strong organization skills

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are highly desired

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • Journal entries experience

  • Proven knowledge of payroll

  • Well-founded grasp of month end closings

  • Great Plains (GPAC) experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of account reconciliation

  • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

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