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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in San Francisco, California

Description Do challenges and fast-paced cultures inspire you to work hard? Do you want the opportunity to join an ambitious company? Robert Half has an exciting job match for you. The Senior Accountant handles a wide range of tasks, including financial statement preparation and consolidation, account analysis and reconciliations, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. Candidates must be highly skilled at analytics. Beyond solid compensation, this full-time role comes with excellent benefits and the opportunity to grow.

Major responsibilities

  • Supply Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Review financial information such as trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, etc. and present analysis in a clear manner

  • Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives

  • Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

  • Complete monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables that includes journal entries, reconciliations, and reports in the compensation area in compliance with GAAP

  • Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

  • Produce monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management purposes Requirements

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

  • Internal audit experience preferred

  • Monthly Financial Reporting experience

  • Month end closings experience desired

  • Journal entries experience

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Skilled at time management

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement


-5+ years of full cycle accounting experience

-Intermediate Excel Skills

-Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business admin or economics

-Must be within 100 miles of SF – will not consider candidates that have a very long commute

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