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Sr. Accountant at Robert Half

Sr. Accountant

Robert Half Chicago, IL Full Time
$90,000 - $95,000/Year
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Ref ID: 01380-0012063875

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: $90000.00 to $95000.00 yearly

Robert Half is looking to fill a Senior Accountant position on a permanent basis in the Chicago, Illinois area. As a Senior Accountant, your duties will 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. This position comes with a strong compensation and benefits package, including a long-term potential opportunity for the candidate. We are looking for someone who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the continued success of the firm.

Your responsibilities in this role

- Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

- Provide monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

- Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary

- Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

- Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

- Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions

- Participate in various department-wide initiatives

- Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

- Excellent verbal, written, and social skills

- Efficient in ERP systems

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

- Must have excellent time management skills

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- Be detailed, flexible, and organized

- Command of inventory controls

- Adeptness in month end closings

- General ledger experience

- Comprehensive knowledge of inventory analysis

- Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

- QuickBooks experience preferred

- Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

- 3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

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1.888.490.5461
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