Sr. Accountant

Posted 1 month ago by Robert Half
Chapel Hill, NC
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description


You will use your knowledge and skills to prepare and consolidate financial statements, analyze and reconcile accounts, analyze cash flow, build budgets and forecasts, prepare audits, and manage internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidates should enjoy analytical tasks, challenges, and fast-paced environments. In addition to excellent compensation and benefits, this company offers a flexible hybrid work schedule and the opportunity to advance.

Major responsibilities

– Provide monthly accounting closure procedures and deliverables, which includes journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

– Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

– Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

– Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests

– Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

– Apply oneself to various department-wide initiatives

– Analyze financial information and report on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

– Provide monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

– Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

Requirements – Exceptional time management skills preferred

– Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

– BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

– Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

– SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

– Prior work done in public accounting is desired

– Current and relevant ERP system experience

– Previous experience working with Microsoft Excel

– Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

– Earlier work involving Pivot Table

– General familiarity with account reconciliation

– Practical knowledge of Consolidated Financial Statements

– Proven knowledge of financial auditing

– Strong familiarity with Balance Sheet Reconciliation

– Monthly Accruals experience required

– Good understanding of VLOOKUP

– Journal entries experience

– Quality experience with CPA

– Experience with financial reporting

– Wide ranging experience with SAP

– Well-founded grasp of month end closings

– Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

– 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

– Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

– Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

– Great written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

– Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

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