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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description Put your problem-solving skills to work as a Senior Accountant on the dynamic team at Robert Half, now offering a short-term contract / contract / temporary opportunity. 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. This Senior Accountant opportunity is located in the Chicago, Illinois area and will offer a great you a great detail oriented experience along with attractive compensation. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

What you get to do every day

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

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Other projects as necessary

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

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

  • Realize compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners

  • An endless desire to improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process Requirements - Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Expertise in Insurance Carrier

  • Solid understanding of Insurance Carrier

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Proven ability to work and communication well with manager-level associates

  • 2+ years of overall general accounting experience

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

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Financial reporting systems proficiency is a plus

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are highly desired

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

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 (https://www.roberthalf.com/mobile) and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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