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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in Rochester, New York

Description Experienced Accountants who have an aptitude for adaptability are perfect for this Senior Accountant position. This immediate Senior Accountant opening is looking to be filled as soon as possible! This long-term contract / contract / contract / temporary employment opportunity is based in the Rochester, New York area.

Your responsibilities in this role

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Complete other projects as required

  • Bring a daily dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Realize compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners

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

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Work with internal and external auditors to coordinate quarterly reviews and testing Requirements - Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers

    • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

    • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

    • Candidate must possess first-rate analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

    • Experience with bank reconciliations

    • General familiarity with payroll

    • Strong familiarity with cost accounting, manufacturing experience required

    • Expertise in Balance Sheets

    • General familiarity with Form 1099

    • Deep understanding of cash flow statements

    • Adeptness in Sales Tax

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Vertex Sales & Use Tax

    • Good understanding of Journal Entry Preparation

    • Compliance reporting experience highly preferred

    • Fixed Asset Accounting experience highly desired

    • Practical knowledge of Microsoft

    • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

    • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

    • Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities

    • Experience with ERP systems

    • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

    • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

    • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

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