Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
New Orleans
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
31 Oct 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionSeeking a full–time Senior Accountant position with a terrific company? Looking to advance your career? This position with strong compensation and excellent benefits could be the one for you. Robert Half Finance is looking for an ambitious, detail–oriented Senior Accountant for a thriving, fast–paced company that recognizes talent and effort. This company, based in the New Orleans, Louisiana area, offers a challenging and multi–faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.The ideal candidate for this position can prepare journal entries, monthly and year–end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. To succeed in this role, you will need to be comfortable participating in compliance, interacting with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. This is a job where someone with a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Reconciliations and heavy Excel use.What you get to do every day– Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management– Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision– Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries– Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation– Contribute to the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP– Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner– Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll– Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations including payroll account reconciliations– Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers– Take part in various department–wide initiatives– Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested– Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process– Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly paymentsRequirements– BA/BS in Accounting, CPA strongly preferred– Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity– Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks– 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience– Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills– Efficient in ERP systems– Solid understanding of general ledger– Month end closings experience required– Intermediate to Expert Microsoft Excel including VLOOKUPS, Pivot Tables, complex formulas– Self–starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problemsRobert 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:** $65,000.00 – $85,000.00 / Yearly**Location:** New Orleans, LA**Date Posted:** October 14, 2020**Employment Type:** Full–time**Job Reference:** 04589324**Staffing Area:** Full–Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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