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Robert Half Grant Accountant in TUSKEGEE, Alabama

Description There's a career-building position in the Higher Education industry for a Senior Accountant at Robert Half, specifically a long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opening is located in the Tuskegee, Alabama area and will offer you great experience, strong compensation, and an attractive benefits package. We are need of a Senior Accountant with proven analytical skills and enjoys the thrill of working in a fast-paced environment. Submit your application today!

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

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

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

  • Other projects as necessary

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

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments Requirements - A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Well-founded grasp of cash reconciliations

  • Proven knowledge of cash posting

  • General familiarity with Prepare Financial Reports

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Access

  • Quality experience with grant accounting

  • Wide ranging experience with Grant Management

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Practical knowledge of management

  • Blackbaud Software experience required

  • Experience with account reconciliation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Blackbaud

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • This position is for candidates with financial reporting systems proficiency

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

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

  • Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

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

  • ERP system experience

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