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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Burr Ridge, Illinois

Description If you have the proper qualifications, you should apply soon for Robert Half Management Resources's Senior Accountant position in the Burr Ridge, Illinois area. A growing client in the Motor Freight Forwarder industry is looking to fill a Senior Accountant position and expand their team. They are enthusiastic about you joining their team! Submit your application now for this short-term temporary-to-full-time position.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

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

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Work with internal and external auditors to coordinate quarterly reviews and testing

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

  • Continually improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP Requirements - Strong time management and organizational skills

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

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with analysis

  • Account reconciliation experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial reporting

  • Month end closings experience required

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Ability to work well with functional department managers

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our 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 1.888.490.3195. 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.

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