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Robert Half International 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 Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our 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.

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