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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in DES MOINES, Iowa

Description Accountants with an aptitude for adaptability are great matches for this Senior Accountant role. We would love to work with any interested Senior Accountant candidates who fit our qualifications! This long-term temporary employment opportunity is based in the Des Moines, Iowa area.

Major responsibilities

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

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

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

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

  • Put together Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics) Requirements - Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • ERP system experience

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

  • Microsoft Excel experience desired

  • Knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Deep understanding of month end closings

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Ability to meet deadlines

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

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

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

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

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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