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Senior Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionAccountemps currently has a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant who enjoys taking on new challenges and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 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. We are need of a Senior Accountant with proven analytical skills and enjoys the thrill of working in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable assisting with a large audit. Prior knowledge of the construction industry or timberline software would be a huge plus for this role.Your responsibilities in this role

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)
  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments
  • Realize compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners
  • Administer monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP
  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
  • Arrange monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reportingPlease submit your resume to Tina Rieke at tina.rieke@accountemps.comRequirements
    • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience
    • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills
    • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
    • Candidate accomplished in financial reporting is ideal
    • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience
    • Proven ability to work and communication well with manager-level associates
    • Experience with ERP systems
    • Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
    • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired
    • Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
    • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate
    • Auditing experience preferred
    • Knowledge of Sage Timberline Software
    • Well-founded grasp of Microsoft Excel
    • Construction project accounting experience highly desired
    • Proven knowledge of Excel Formulas
    • General familiarity with Microsoft Excel
    • Comprehensive knowledge of Sage Timberline
    • Proficiency in Timberline Estimating
    • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
    • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environmentPlease submit your resume to Tina Rieke at tina.rieke@accountemps.comAccountemps 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 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.Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.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 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/VeteransBy clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $28.00 - $32.00 / HourlyLocation: Waukegan, ILDate Posted: January 27, 2020Employment Type: TemporaryJob Reference: 01320-9502425662Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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