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Robert Half International Senior Financial Accountant in BIRMINGHAM, Alabama

Description Robert Half currently has long-term contract / temporary opportunity for an experienced Senior Accountant who enjoys taking on new challenges and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 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 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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Create analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

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

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Other projects as required Requirements - Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Microsoft Excel experience

  • Fixed Asset Ledger experience

  • Command of general ledger

  • Foundational knowledge in month end closings

  • Adeptness in Annual Audited Financial Statements

  • Analyze Financial Statements experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Consolidated Financial Statements

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Understanding of corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Ability to work well with functional department managers

  • You'll be successful in this position if you have financial reporting systems proficiency

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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