Sr. Accountant

Robert Half Accountemps
Alexandria, VA
Aug 10, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Full Time
Description If you're an experienced Senior Accountant with an eye for accuracy, Robert Half, Contract Talent currently has a short-term contract opportunity for you to check out. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opportunity is located in the Alexandria, VA area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. The ideal Senior Accountant will be someone seeking to succeed in a challenging environment and who has demonstrated success doing so before.Your responsibilities: - Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments- Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations- Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners- Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors- Manage monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP- Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)- Ready monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting- Bring a daily dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers- Must be proficient and able to complete various financial reporting tasks- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines Requirements - Foundational knowledge in Accounts Receivable (AR)- Proven knowledge of Pivot Table- General familiarity with Aderant- Good understanding of Posting Journal Entries- Microsoft Excel experience highly desired- Previous experience working with bank reconciliations- Earlier work involving journal entries- Well-founded grasp of VLOOKUP- Practical knowledge of general ledger- Deep understanding of Accounts Payable (AP)- Wide ranging experience with account reconciliation- Quality experience with billing- Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus- The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills- Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports- Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience- Efficient in ERP systems- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferredRobert 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.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2022 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .

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