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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa


Accountemps currently has a short-term temporary opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant to join their dynamic, innovative team. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, 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 Cedar Rapids, Iowa area. The ideal Senior Accountant will be someone seeking to succeed in a challenging environment and who has demonstrated success doing so before. Apply today!

Major responsibilities

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

  • Complete other projects as required

For immediate consideration and to schedule an interview contact Ryan Olson at 319-366-7863

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

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

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

  • Account reconciliation experience preferred

  • General ledger experience

  • Deep understanding of Ledger Account Reconciliation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of QuickBooks

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • If you are proficient in financial reporting, you should apply for this position

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

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

Accountemps, 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 1.888.490.3195. 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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