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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in NORWELL, Massachusetts


There's a career-building position for a Senior Accountant at Robert Half, specifically a long-term contract opportunity. Working 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 position offers you great experience and a strong compensation and benefits package and is based in the Norwell, Massachusetts area. The ideal Senior Accountant will be someone seeking to succeed in a challenging environment and who has demonstrated success doing so before. Apply today!

Major responsibilities of the Senior Accountant:

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

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

  • Compose Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Organize quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Ad-hoc projects as required

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

  • Analyze financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics)


Skills of the Senior Accountant:

  • Minimum 5+ years of overall general accounting experience

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Must be proficient and able to complete various financial reporting tasks

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

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills

  • Notable analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • General familiarity with Ad Hoc Reporting

  • Skills in Prepare Journal Entries

  • Solid understanding of property taxes

  • Earlier work involving Income Statements

  • Experience with Balance Sheet Reconciliation

  • Previous experience working with Posting Journal Entries

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired

  • Experience with Expense Reporting

  • Practical knowledge of Create Reports

  • Proven knowledge of Balance Sheets

  • Quality experience with expense reports

  • Command of month end closings

  • Comprehension of Travel Expense

  • Well-founded grasp of SAP

  • Good understanding of Post Journal Entries

  • Deep understanding of Balance Sheet Account

  • Hands-on experience with Department Expense

  • Prior experience with Sales Tax

  • Wide ranging experience with financial reporting

  • Solid understanding of sales and use tax

  • Foundational knowledge in Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

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

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

If you would like to be considered for the Senior Accountant, please apply today!

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