Robert Half Senior Accountant II, Corporate Accounting in San Ramon, California
Robert Half has a long history of connecting opportunities at great companies with highly skilled job seekers. Bolstered by the strength of our brand, our people, our technology, and our professional services business model, we find meaningful and exciting employment for the people we place and provide clients access to the specialized talent they need to help grow their businesses. We pioneered the idea of professional talent solutions nearly 70 years ago and continue to lead the industry in this space as a global, publicly traded, Fortune 500 company. Simply put, we are the best in the business.
Our Corporate Benefits Accounting team is seeking a Senior Accountant II to join the team. This role is an integral part of our accounting close and focuses on the accounting, reconciliation, and analysis of various payroll and benefits matters. This position requires impeccable attention to detail, ability to deliver timely results under tight deadlines, and great business partner and communications skills.
Specific responsibilities include:
Perform and improve processes relating to month-end interface validations between payroll subledger and general ledger.
Responsible for intercompany transactions, including elimination and allocations.
Maintain and prepare reconciliations between sub-ledger and general ledger for various payroll/benefits accounts.
Prepare monthly/quarterly/year end close journal entries in accordance with GAAP.
Perform financial statement flux analysis and provide relevant explanations to business/leadership. Understand and communicate how operational accounting impacts financial statements.
Drive the business partnership cross functionally to plan for the integrations and processes for various payroll and benefits programs, particularly at year end.
Ensure compliance with SOX policies and procedures, including conducting walk throughs with internal and external audit teams.
Respond to audit requests, including preparing schedules, providing data, and resolving inquiries.
Work with other teams across organization to research and resolve accounting issues.
Maintain department policies and procedures documents.
Identify and implement process improvements to increase efficiency and enhance controls.
Perform ad-hoc research and participate in projects as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field with 5+ years of experience in accounting.
Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting, ability to research and recommend a solution.
Excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail and a solutions-oriented mindset.
Experience collaborating with BSAs and IT teams on financial systems projects and/or daily operations.
Ability to work independently yet collaboratively in a team environment.
Accounting close and account reconciliation experience using different financial ERP systems (knowledge of data structure and query tools). Experience with Peoplesoft and Workday a plus.
Knowledge of payroll accounting and intercompany transactions a plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Ability to grasp new concepts and/or systems and technology quickly.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
The typical annual salary range for this position is shown below and is negotiable depending upon experience and location. The position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus.
$84,000.00 - $128,000.00
We offer exceptional earning potential and a competitive benefits package, including group health insurance benefits (medical, vision, dental), FSA and HSA healthcare accounts, life and accident insurance, adoption and fertility assistance, paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks, and short/long term disability. Robert Half provides paid time off for vacation, personal needs, and sick time. The amount of Choice Time Off (CTO) our people receive varies based on their years of service and is pro-rated based on the hours worked per week. A new hire earns up to 17 days of CTO per calendar year. Our people also receive up to 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also offer the opportunity to contribute to our company 401(k) savings and investment plan or deferred compensation plan (if eligible), with an employer match of 100% on the first 3% of your contributions for eligible employees. Learn more at roberthalfbenefits.com/Resources .
Robert Half Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran
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