Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Springfield, Tennessee, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Nov 2020
Closes
25 Nov 2020
Ref
03930-0011611858
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

There's currently a long-term temporary opportunity at Accountemps for an experienced Senior Accountant with an eye for accuracy and a knack for solving complex problems. Working 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 Springfield, Tennessee area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

Major responsibilities

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

- Organize quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

- Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

- Prepare monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

- Ad-hoc projects as required

- Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- An endless desire to improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

- Create analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

Requirements

- 3+ years of overall general accounting experience

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

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

- Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

- Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

- Efficient in ERP systems

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- Financial reporting systems proficiency is a plus

- Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

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

- Expertise in cost accounting

- Month end closings experience highly desired

- Account reconciliation experience desired

- Strong familiarity with Fixed Asset Accounting

- Foundational knowledge in Accounts Payable (AP)