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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa


Qualified accountants in the Des Moines, Iowa area should submit an application for Robert Half Management Resources's open Senior Accountant position. Blossom your career and your knowledge by working with a developing company. This position needs to be filled quickly, so submit your application as soon as possible. This is a long-term temporary opportunity in the Transport field.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Arrange quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

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

  • Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Put together Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Other projects as necessary

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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


  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

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

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Knowledge of analysis

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

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

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • ERP system experience

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

Our industry-leading alliances and broad client network provide you greater access to a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities that can keep you continuously engaged. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE). Our parent company, Robert Half, has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998.

At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters - and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at or call your branch office at 888.490.3198.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Salary: DOE

Location: DES MOINES, IA

Date Posted: February 13, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01500-0011380138

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial