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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Westmont, Illinois

Description Accountemps is actively looking for an accomplished Senior Accountant for a long-term temporary 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 opportunity is located in the Westmont, Illinois area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

Major responsibilities

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

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

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Ready monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting Requirements - Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

  • Candidates that are proficient in financial reporting may be most suitable for this opportunity

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • 3+ years of overall general accounting experience

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of General Ledger System

  • Account Coding experience preferred

  • Account analysis experience

  • Proficiency in Account Balance

  • Adeptness in general ledger

  • Account Adjustments experience

  • Account Discrepancies experience

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced 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.

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