Robert Half Accountemps Senior Accountant in Kansas City, Missouri
We are growing our full time consulting (Salaried Professional) practice and looking for experienced Senior Accountants. This is an exciting, full-time, opportunity for a Senior Accountant with at least 4+ years of full-cycle accounting and financial reporting experience; public accounting experience is highly desired for this dynamic position, but not required. Accountemps Salaried Professional Service is the premier provider of accounting and finance professionals on a long-term and recurring basis. Our Salaried Professionals are employees of Accountemps and receive Fortune 500 quality benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401k and paid overtime. Flexible vacation and paid time off. The successful Senior Accountant must possess strong attention to detail and excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal, technology, organizational and analytical skills. Our Senior Accountants should be self-motivated, communicate complex ideas and concepts clearly to all audiences, and enjoy tackling new challenges in unique environments. If you are interested please email me a copy of your resume to Matt.Witt@Roberthalf.com
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities for the successful Senior Accountant include: Reconcile sub-ledger to general ledger account balances Preparation of journal entries Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements Assess internal controls, including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas Preparation of work papers for annual audit Assist with budget preparation and prepare the monthly budget variance analyses Maintain and reconcile fixed assets schedules Assist with initial internal control evaluations Prepare ad hoc financial reports as requested Supervising accounting staff Job Requirements and Qualifications for the ideal Senior Accountant: 5+ years of accounting experience preferably in a senior accounting role Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited university, required. MBA or professional certification preferred. Advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups required; macros preferred) Knowledge of large accounting ERP systems such as SAP, PeopleSoft, Great Plains, etc. is preferred Experience using reporting tools such as Hyperion, FRx, Crystal Reports, SQL, or COGNOS is preferred Comprehensive knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regulations. Ability to work cross functionally with all levels to perform job duties SOX Compliance / testing experience highly desired Public accounting experience highly desired SEC Reporting experience highly desired
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can 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 Fortune® 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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