Sr. Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Tupelo
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
31 Oct 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionDo challenges and fast–paced cultures inspire you to work hard? Do you dream of joining a highly regarded company? Robert Half Finance could have your dream job! Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, establishing budgets and forecasting, preparing audits, and handling internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Superior analytical skills are crucial to this position. This position is full time with excellent compensation and benefits, as well as the chance to grow.How you will make an impact– Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors– Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process– Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations– Offer involvement in various department–wide initiatives– Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP– Provide monthly consolidated P and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting– Manage Ad–hoc projects as necessary– When working with business partners, ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls. Additionally, be able to provide support on special requests– Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)Requirements– Vow to meet business deadlines– Self–driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges– Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required– Strong communication skills and able to receive criticism well– Candidate must possess first–rate analytical, quantitative and social skills– BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred– Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement– 3+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience– Exceptional time management skills preferred– Depreciation experience preferred– Solid understanding of month end closings– Strong familiarity with Fixed Asset Depreciation– Financial statement preparation experience– Microsoft Excel experience highly desired– Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity– Knowledgeable of ERP systems– Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued– Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX complianceRobert 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.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.Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!Contact your local office at or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.?? 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.**Salary:** $60,000.00 – $65,000.00 / Yearly**Location:** TUPELO, MS**Date Posted:** October 12, 2020**Employment Type:** Full–time**Job Reference:** 03584862**Staffing Area:** Full–Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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