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Robert Half Senior Accountant in Clanton, Alabama

Description If you have accounting experience and want to work with a well-respected Automotive firm, Robert Half has an opening for a Senior Accountant. Key parts of the role include preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, creating budgets and forecasts, preparing audits, and managing internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for working in fast-paced environments are musts. This Senior Accountant role is with a company in the Automotive field and is located in Clanton, Alabama. This position comes with solid compensation, benefits, and advancement opportunities.

Major responsibilities

  • Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives

  • Present Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary

  • Strong interest in continuously improving the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Present analysis on financial results such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc.

  • Produce monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management purposes Requirements - Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Previous experience working with SAP

  • Experience with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Good understanding of general ledger

  • ADP - Payroll experience desired

  • Journal entries experience highly preferred

  • Earlier work involving Month-end Journal Entries

  • General familiarity with SOX

  • Knowledge of bi-Monthly Payroll

  • Strong familiarity with Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Profit and loss

  • Foundational knowledge in fixed assets

  • Adeptness in Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Background working with Ledger Journal Entries

  • Practical knowledge of SOX

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Exemplary analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Skilled at time management

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

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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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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