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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in AKRON, Ohio

Description If you have an aptitude for adaptability, you are encouraged to apply for this Senior Accountant position. You'll want to apply as soon as possible, as this Senior Accountant position is immediate. This long-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity is based in the Akron, Ohio area.


  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Operate with business partners to create compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests

  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

  • Put together monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Other projects as required

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors Requirements - Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers

  • Expertise in Month-end Close Activities

  • General familiarity with Standard Costing

  • Proven knowledge of general ledger

  • Foundational knowledge in Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation experience highly desired

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Strong familiarity with Month-end Financial

  • Well-founded grasp of journal entries

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

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.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available including medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance. Employees hired for our FTEP Program are also eligible to enroll in our company’s 401(k) or deferred compensation plan (if eligible). FTEP employees also earn paid time off for vacation, personal needs, and sick time and paid holidays. The amount of Choice Time Off (CTO) received varies based on years of service and is pro-rated based on the hours worked per week. A new FTEP employee earns up to 13 days of CTO and up to 10 paid holidays per calendar year. Learn more at

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