Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Northbrook, Illinois
Description Your talents will be used to prepare and consolidate financial statements, analyze and reconcile accounts, analyze cash flow, build budgets and forecasts, prepare audits, and handle internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Crucial components of the role include analytical skills and an ability to handle a challenging, fast-paced work culture. In addition to excellent compensation and benefits, the company offers the opporunity to advance.
Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process
Provide monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives
Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
Present Balance Sheet account reconciliations
Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary
Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests
Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner Requirements - Forecasting experience
Month end closings experience desired
Strong familiarity with Cash Flow Analysis
Knowledge of Financial Statement
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued
Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Proficient in ERP systems
3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Able to manage time well
Vow to meet business deadlines
Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus
Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills
SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience
Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
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