Robert Half Accountemps Sr. Accountant in ASTORIA, New York

Accountemps is looking for a Senior Accountant for a long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, 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 Astoria, New York area. We are looking for a Senior Accountant who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast paced environment to support the continued success of the firm. Apply today!

Key responsibilities

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

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

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

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

  • Ad-hoc projects as necessary

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

  • Put together Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

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

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

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

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

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

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Proficiency with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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