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Robert Half Senior Accountant in Aurora, Illinois

Description Robert Half is looking for a Senior Accountant for a client in the western suburbs. The Senior Accountant is key member of the Finance team and will report to the VP of Finance. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for:

-- Prepare and review monthly journal entries and ensure they are completed accurately and on time

-- Conduct thorough balance sheet reconciliations to verify account accuracy

-- Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements

-- Analyze financial statements for discrepancies and other issues that should be brought to the manager's attention

-- Coordinate with various departments to collect supporting documentation for financial transactions

-- Maintain internal financial controls and procedures

-- Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts, providing analytical support to the finance team

-- Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility

-- Lead or participate in special projects to improve process efficiency and performance as requested by management

Successful Senior Accountant will have the following:

-- Bachelor's degree in accounting

-- Public accounting experience preferred

-- CPA designation is required

-- Experience with month-end close processes, including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial statement preparation

-- Demonstrated ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections with precision and attention to detail

-- Proven track record of working efficiently under tight deadlines and contributing to the team's ability to meet reporting and closing timelines

-- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

-- A proactive approach to problem-solving and a commitment to continuous improvement and professional development

If interested, please contact Brian Keating at 331-264-5688 Requirements General Ledger, Month End Close, Financial Statement Preparation, Microsoft Excel, Journal Entries, Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation, Bank Reconciliations

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