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Robert Half Senior Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois
Description This Senior Accountant role is well suited for an experienced Accountant with an aptitude for adaptability. We would love to hear from you about this Senior Accountant role - apply today! This long-term contract / contract / contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Chicago, Illinois area.
How you will make an impact
Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations
Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)
Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
Ad-hoc projects as required
Carry out monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP
Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners
Arrange monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
Participate in various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Strong organization skills with a sense of urgency and capable of prioritizing multiple tasks
Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills
Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired
Proficient in ERP systems
Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance
Command of account reconciliation
Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Deep understanding of Financial Statement
Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner
A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers
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.
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.