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Company: Robert Half
Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board

Description

Robert Half Finance is looking to fill a Senior Accountant position on a full-time basis in the Western Suburbs of Chicago. 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. In addition to a strong compensation and benefits package, this position offers a great long-term potential. We are seeking an individual with exemplary analytical skills who enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced work environment in order to support the continued success of the company. What you get to do every single day - Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations - Produce error-free monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP - Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests - Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors - Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner - Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process - Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary - Prepare monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting - Participate in various department-wide initiatives

Requirements

- Skilled at time management - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience - High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills - Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued - Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines - Experience with ERP systems - Strong familiarity with accruals - Month end closings experience preferred - Solid understanding of US GAAP - Account reconciliation experience preferred - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills - Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance


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