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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa


Apply now for Robert Half Management Resources's Senior Accountant position with an organization in the West Des Moines, Iowa area. Experienced Senior Accountants should apply for this expanding client's open position. They are excited to work with you! If you have the necessary requirements for this long-term temporary role, you'll want to apply today.

Key responsibilities

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Complete other projects as required

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations


  • High attention to detail

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

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience

  • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

  • Proven ability to work and communication well with manager-level associates

  • Demonstrated knowledge of analytics

  • General familiarity with Analyze Trends

  • Earlier work involving Assets Under Management (AUM)

  • Knowledge of Accrual Entries

  • Deep understanding of accruals

  • Foundational knowledge in Accrued Expenses

  • Previous experience working with Associated Depreciation Schedules

  • Adeptness in Analytical Skills

  • Background working with Asset-Backed Securities

  • Solid understanding of Accrual Accounting

  • Good understanding of Asset Management Industry

  • Asset Valuation experience highly preferred

  • Accrued Liabilities experience

  • Practical knowledge of Analyze Variance

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

    Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with a variety of unique interim and long-term project opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

    From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $47.50 - $55.00 / Hourly


Date Posted: November 18, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01500-0011623725

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial