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Senior Accountant

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Evanston
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionTo apply for this Senior Accountant role, email your resume to John Sadofsky ( In the subject line, type "Senior Accountant"New position offering great long-term potential! Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their Chicago team. 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.Your responsibilities

  • 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
  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Allocate and prepare monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis reports for management
  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP
  • Prepare financial analysis on trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.
  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors
  • Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions
  • Apply oneself to various department-wide initiativesRequirements
    • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
    • Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well
    • 1099 Pro Software experience preferred
    • 401k - RRSP Administration experience
    • Deep understanding of 2000 Accounting
    • Command of account analysis
    • Vow to meet business deadlines
    • Exceptional time management skills preferred
    • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
    • Prior work done in public accounting is desired
    • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
    • Knowledgeable of ERP systems
    • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus
    • Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment
    • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
    • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skillsTo apply for this Senior Accountant role, email your resume to John Sadofsky ( In the subject line, type "Senior Accountant"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 magazines list of World's Most Admired Companies since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.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 Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: DOELocation: EVANSTON, ILDate Posted: January 8, 2020Employment Type: Full-timeJob Reference: 01300-0010584130Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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