Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half Accountemps
Location
Salem
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
11 Dec 2020
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
DescriptionDo 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 Salem 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 receivableProduce error–free accounting reports and present their resultsAnalyze financial information and summarize financial statusSpot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spendingReview and recommend modifications to accounting systems and proceduresParticipate in financial standards setting and in forecast processPrepare financial statements and produce budget according to scheduleAssist with tax audits and tax returnsDirect internal and external audits to ensure complianceSupport month–end and year–end close processDevelop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controlsEnsure compliance with GAAP principlesRequirementsProven experience as a financial controller, accounting supervisor, chief or senior accountantThorough knowledge of basic accounting proceduresIn–depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Familiarity with financial accounting statementsExperience with general ledger functions and the month–end/year–end close processHands–on experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooksAdvanced Microsoft Office suite skillsAccuracy and attention to detailAptitude for numbers and quantitative skillsDegree in Accounting, Finance, or another relevant fieldRelevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferredAccountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on–site jobs on a temporary and temporary–to–hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.When you work with us, you're working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE's "Most Admired Companies" every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes' inaugural list of America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms.Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.?? 2020 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ().**Salary:** DOE**Location:** Salem, OR**Date Posted:** November 30, 2020**Employment Type:** Temporary**Job Reference:** 03774641**Staffing Area:** Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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