Sr. Accountant

Company: Accountemps ( Learn More )

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US-AL-Birmingham
$24.70 - $28.60 /Hour
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Full-Time/Part-Time
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Job Description Ref ID:00100-0010217321

Classification:Accountant - Sr.

Compensation:$24.70 to $28.60 per hour

Accountemps is actively looking for an accomplished Senior Accountant for a long term temporary opportunity. 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 Birmingham, Alabama area and will offer a great you a great professional experience along with attractive compensation. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today! Your responsibilities - Implement monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP - Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts - Create analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks) - Put together monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting - Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments - Work with internal and external auditors to coordinate quarterly reviews and SOX testing - Function with business partners to ensure compliance with procedures and controls, corporate accounting policies, and provide support on special requests - An endless desire to improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process - Other projects as required
Job Requirements- Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports - Highly organized, attentive, has a sense of urgency, flexible and able to deal with frequent interruptions and changing priorities - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why" - Solid understanding of month end closings - Financial reporting experience - Account reconciliation experience - Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines - Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required - Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance - Current and relevant ERP system experience - Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired - Prior work done in public accounting is desired - Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision - Ability to work well with functional department managers

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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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