Robert Half Finance & Accounting Senior Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Robert Half Finance is looking to fill a Senior Accountant position on a full-time basis. As a Senior Accountant, you will be required to perform 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 currently looking for an individual who possess excellent analytical skills and thrives working in a challenging and fast-paced environment while contributing to company growth. Your responsibilities in this role - Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables primarily in the compensation area, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports - Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external - Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary - Provide monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting - Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner - Participate in various department-wide initiatives - Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations - Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary - Continuously analyze current automation of the accounting and reporting process and present improvement suggestions

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 once again was named first in our industry on FortuneĀ® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 01300-0010107517

Functional Role: Accountant - Sr.

Country: USA

State: IL


Postal Code: 60607-2500

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: - Expert Microsoft Excel skills required - Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred - Oracle 11i or above, or other ERP system knowledge - Variance analysis experience - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - Exceptional time management skills preferred - Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines - Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges - Understanding of Hyperion reporting products required - Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - Detailed and have the ability work independently - Familiarity with equipment lease accounting - Sound written and verbal communication skills - 3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience