Sr. Accountant

Company: Accountemps ( Learn More )

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US-IA-Cedar Rapids
$19.79 - $22.91 /Hour
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Job Description Ref ID:01520-0010401492

Classification:Accountant - Sr.

Compensation:$19.79 to $22.91 per hour

The Insurance company Accountemps currently has short term temporary opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant who enjoys taking on new challenges and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 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 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 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! Your responsibilities - Be a part of various department-wide initiatives - Carry out monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP - Review financial results (benchmarks, trends, performance metrics) - Put together monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting - Other projects as necessary - Continually improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process - Organize quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors - Put together Balance Sheet account reconciliations - Operate with business partners to create compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests
Job Requirements- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are highly desired - 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience - Strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills - Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers - Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines - ERP system experience - SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus - Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger - Forecasting experience preferred - Account reconciliation experience preferred - Deep understanding of financial reconciliation - Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required - Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment - Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued - Strong organization skills - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

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 has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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