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Senior Accountant

Robert Half Management Resources • Long Beach, CA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Contractor
$42.00 - $45.00/Hour
Accounting - Finance, Banking - Financial Services, Consulting
Executive, Accounting, Finance

Job Description

Ref ID: 00300-9501944545

Classification: Accountant - Public

Compensation: $42.00 to $45.00 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions for our clients in the Long Beach area. Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. Senior Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks. The ideal consultant has experience collaborating with and /or managing a team of accountants and junior accountants. RESPONSIBLITIES Assisting in maintaining financial records Ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded Reconcile general ledger accounts Compile error free financial data / accounting reports and present their results Analyze financial information and summarize financial status Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures Manage intermediate and junior accountants Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process Provide input into department?s goal setting process Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule Assist with tax audits and tax returns Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance Plan, assign and review staff?s work Support month-end and year-end close process Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls Ensure compliance with GAAP principles Liaise with our Controller and Assistant Controller to improve financial procedures Manage accounting projects when needed I you are seeking a flexible schedule but still maintaining benefits and bonus potential, then this is the role for you! Apply today.

Job Requirements

Requirements: Must have five years of experience working as a Senior Accountant Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures Knowledge of SAP In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Awareness of business trends In-depth-knowledge of financial accounting statements Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process Hands-on experience with QuickBooks Advanced MS Excel skills including VLOOKUP's and pivot tables Accuracy and attention to detail Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills Bachelors degree required in Accounting or Finance May require eligibility to sit for CPA

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at roberthalfmr.com or call your branch office at 888-490-3198.

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.

© 2019 Robert Half Management Resources. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans

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Job ID: 00300-9501944545
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