Senior Accountant

Robert Half

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
Ref ID: 00900-0011558730

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half Finance is currently seeking an experienced, organized Senior Accountant to join their team for a full-time opportunity in the Atlanta, Georgia area. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for producing financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. In addition to a strong compensation and benefits package, this position offers a great long-term potential. We are seeking an individual with exemplary analytical skills who enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced work environment in order to support the continued success of the company.

What you get to do every single day
  • 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.
  • Contribute to coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors
  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Successfully collaborate with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures, controls and provide support on special requests when necessary
  • Prepare monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting
  • Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP
  • Manage Ad-hoc projects as necessary
  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives
Please send all interested resumes to for immediate consideration for the Senior Accountant role. Only those candidates meeting the client's requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Job Requirements:
  • 3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
  • Strong time management skills preferred
  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus
  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
  • Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems
  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience
  • Knowledge of month end closings
  • Financial reporting experience preferred
  • Strong familiarity with budget forecasting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Great Plains (GPAC)
  • Higher education industry experience
Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

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