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.