Senior Accountant

Robert Half
01 Oct 2020
10 Oct 2020
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Ref ID: 03697508

Classification: Public Senior Accountant

Compensation: DOE

Do you have excellent analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of accounting principles? Accountemps is looking for experienced Senior Accountants to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions for our clients in the Albany area. Senior accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month–end close procedures. Senior accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of accounting tasks. Responsibilities: Verify, allocate, post, and reconcile accounts payable and receivable Produce error–free accounting reports and present their results Analyze financial information and summarize financial status Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule Assist with tax audits and tax returns Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance Support month–end and year–end close process Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

Job Requirements:
Proven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountant Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures In–depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Familiarity with financial accounting statements Experience with general ledger functions and the month–end/year–end close process Hands–on experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks Advanced Microsoft Office suite skills Accuracy and attention to detail Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills Degree in Accounting, Finance, or another relevant field Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. 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.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" list every year since 1998.

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