Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Accountemps currently has long term temporary opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant who enjoys taking on new challenges and thrives in a fast-paced environment. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. We are need of a Senior Accountant with proven analytical skills and enjoys the thrill of working in a fast paced environment. Submit your application today!

How you will make an impact

  • Continually improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

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

  • Arrange quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

  • Ad-hoc projects as required

  • Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Operate with business partners to create compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

  • Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • 2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

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

  • Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

  • Strong organization skills

  • Proficient in ERP systems

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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