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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job Description

Ref ID: 04600-119374

Classification: Accountant - Senior

Compensation: $35.62 to $41.25 per hour

Senior Accountant needed immediately for our South Milwaukee client. This Senior Accountant compiles financial information, processes journal entries, and reconciles reports and financial data. They ensure the accuracy of specific general ledger accounts including fixed assets, accounts payable, prepaid expenses and various accruals. Some familiarity with and an awareness of the laws and regulations that apply to an accounting function are required to ensure compliance with this position. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Records, classifies, and summarizes financial transactions and events in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Regularly provide ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed. Prepares financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from departments and subsidiaries. Reconciles, on a monthly basis, various balance sheet account reconciliations including accounts payable, prepaid expenses and other assigned accounts. Maintain fundamental understanding of all general accounting systems and functions, and continually evaluate processes and look for opportunities to improve, simplify and/or automate. Assist with preparing corporate income tax return work papers and corporate reporting requirements. Prepare accounting for foreign currency transactions and related hedging activity. Updates, on a monthly basis, the fixed assets ledger including all additions and deletions as well as records the expense for depreciation of these assets. Maintains supporting documentation for this ledger and ensures it reconciles to the general ledger. Keep abreast of new or changing relevant accounting pronouncements. Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data. Seek simplification and improvements in processes and procedures, while maintaining documentation of all responsibilities Requirements REQUIREMENTS: 5-7 years of experience in a large manufacturing corporation Bachelor's degree in Accounting Strong technical skills Public Accounting on International experience a plus Proficient in Microsoft Office Software (Excel, Word) Familiarity with accounting software (Oracle) Detail oriented with strong organizational skills Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing Ability to work well in a team environment that promotes inclusiveness and communication among cross functional team members A commitment to excellent customer service, proactively providing timely and accurate information to business partners Ability to prioritize tasks and quickly react to changing business needs Ability to travel as needed

Job Requirements

Intermediate Account Reconciliation, Intermediate Accounts Receivable, Intermediate Accounts Payable, Intermediate Excel, Intermediate Oracle.

Accountemps, a Robert Half company, is the world's leader in specialized temporary financial staffing. We provide exciting temporary, temporary-to-hire and project opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance and more. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 345 locations worldwide, allow us to quickly match skilled professionals with the best temporary accounting and finance jobs. Through our parent company, Robert Half, we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. In addition we offer competitive pay, challenging careers and assignments with excellent opportunities for full-time employment.

But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNEĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies." (March 17, 2014), and 9 out of 10 of our clients and candidates would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 1.800.803.8367 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

Accountemps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $35.62 - $41.25 /Hour
Employment Type Seasonal/Temp
Job Type Accounting, Finance, Professional Services
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services, Credit - Loan - Collections
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 04600-119374
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Senior Accountant

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