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Robert Half Finance & Accounting Oakbrook Terrace Full-Time
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Ref ID: 01340-0010982647

Classification: Accountant - Sr.

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Finance is searching for a Senior Accountant with previous accounting experience who is interested in working with an esteemed Professional Services firm. Your main responsibilities in this position would include financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Crucial components of the role include analytical skills and an ability to handle a challenging, fast-paced work culture. This Senior Accountant role is located in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois within the Professional Services field. The company offers a strong compensation package, benefits, and the opportunity for growth. FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, please email your resume to Email blocked - click to apply What you get to do every day - Produce monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management purposes - Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Present analysis on financial results such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. - Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations - Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions - Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary - Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls; while also providing support on special requests when required - Produce error-free monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
- 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience - Accounting Guidance experience - General familiarity with CPA Eligible - Quality experience with Monthly Financial Statements - Account Balance experience - Account Adjustments experience preferred - Account analysis experience desired - Practical knowledge of Review Financial Statements - Account reconciliation experience preferred - Well-founded grasp of CPA Designation - Proven knowledge of Accounting Functions - Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing - Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus - Proficient in ERP systems - Strong analytical capabilities and discernment - Skilled at time management - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred - Detailed and have the ability work independently - Prior work done in public accounting is desired - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, please email your resume to Patti.Kracke@roberthalf.com

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices
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Robert Half Finance & Accounting is a division of Robert Half, the world's largest specialized staffing firm. For almost seven decades, we've helped candidates and companies find the right fit. That passion has paid off: Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998. We love what we do-and we want you to love it too.

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