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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in NEW YORK, New York

Description Robert Half is currently looking for an efficient Senior Accountant with an eye for accuracy to be a part of a terrific short-term contract / contract / contract / temporary opportunity. 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 position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the New York, New York area. We are looking for a Senior Accountant who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the continued success of the firm. Apply today!


  • Carry out monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

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

  • Function with business partners to ensure compliance with procedures and controls, corporate accounting policies, and provide support on special requests

  • Other projects as necessary

  • Bring a daily dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process Requirements - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Aptitude for analyzing financial data and generating accurate reports in a timely manner

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Ability to complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines

  • If you are proficient with financial reporting systems, you could be a good fit for this position

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Strong organization skills with a sense of urgency and capable of prioritizing multiple tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers

  • Practical knowledge of W2

  • QuickBooks experience required

  • General familiarity with Construction Accounting

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

  • Adeptness in Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Strong familiarity with Daily Cash Flow

  • QuickBooks Pro experience desired

  • Form 1099 experience highly preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge of AIA Billing

  • Background working with Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in check processing

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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