Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Accountemps is looking for a Senior Accountant for a great short term temporary opportunity. Operating as a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opening is located in the Chattanooga, Tennessee area and will offer you great experience, strong compensation, and an attractive benefits package. We are need of a Senior Accountant with proven analytical skills and enjoys the thrill of working in a fast paced environment. Submit your application today!

What you get to do every day

  • Put together Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

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

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

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

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

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors

  • Other projects as necessary

For more immediate consideration on this unique career position, please email your resume to Kristen.Kelley@Accountemps.com.

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are desired

  • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

  • Competence with financial data analysis and report generation that is prompt and accurate

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Microsoft Excel experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with financial analysis

  • Financial reporting experience preferred

  • Solid understanding of general ledger

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

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

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

All candidates required to undergo background check-- all candidates required to undergo drug screening--verification of previous employment

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.

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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