Robert Half Accountemps Senior Accountant in NORFOLK, Virginia

If you're an experienced Senior Accountant with an eye for accuracy, Accountemps currently has a long term temporary opportunity in the Wholesale Distribution industry for you to check out. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opportunity is located in the Norfolk, Virginia area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. We are looking for a Senior Accountant who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast paced environment to support the continued success of the firm. Apply today!

Your responsibilities

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

  • Other projects as required

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

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

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

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

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

For immediate consideration send resumes to Teri Catoe at or by calling 757-624-1100

  • A strong track record of communicating, both verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

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

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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

  • Audit scheduling experience

  • Foundational knowledge in financial auditing

  • General ledger experience

  • Financial statement preparation experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued

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.

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