Senior Financial Accountant

  • location: O Fallon, MO
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $33 per hour
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Senior Financial Accountant

job summary:
We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant for one of our large Financial Services clients. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for managing all accounting, including revenue recognition, expense recording, and timely reporting of financial statements and other financial data supporting their Operation and Technology Business unit. This is a eight month project and could be extended.

Primary responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include:

- Perform financial analysis - provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis

- Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them

- Proactively research and resolve financial inquiries and issues for finance and business unit division

- Prepare financial ad-hoc reporting and analysis demonstrating insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management in order to drive business results

- Ensures a strong control environment by supporting, monitoring and enforcing operational and SOX financial controls.

- Monitor accounting for agreements for compliance with company policies, procedures and related accounting literature

- Participates in development and implementation of process improvements to improve operational controls/efficiency and quality of output.

Education and Skills:

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting and designation of Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred or Advanced degree.

- Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and current accounting concepts

- Ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and develop solid working relationships across multiple levels and organization boundaries

- Preferred work experience - public accounting firm background with increasing levels of responsibility or similar technical accounting experience in large public company

- Advanced MS Office skills (primarily Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and working knowledge of enterprise financial systems (e.g. Oracle/Hyperion, SAP)

 
location: O Fallon, Missouri
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 33 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 5 Years
 
responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include:

- Perform financial analysis - provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis

- Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them

- Proactively research and resolve financial inquiries and issues for finance and business unit division

- Prepare financial ad-hoc reporting and analysis demonstrating insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management in order to drive business results

- Ensures a strong control environment by supporting, monitoring and enforcing operational and SOX financial controls.

- Monitor accounting for agreements for compliance with company policies, procedures and related accounting literature

- Participates in development and implementation of process improvements to improve operational controls/efficiency and quality of output.

Education and Skills:

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting and designation of Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred or Advanced degree.

- Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and current accounting concepts

- Ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and develop solid working relationships across multiple levels and organization boundaries

- Preferred work experience - public accounting firm background with increasing levels of responsibility or similar technical accounting experience in large public company

- Advanced MS Office skills (primarily Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and working knowledge of enterprise financial systems (e.g. Oracle/Hyperion, SAP)

 
qualifications:
For immediate consideration please email your resume as a MS Word attachment to Charity Gaffney at: charity.gaffney@randstadusa.com

 
skills: General Ledger, Account Reconciliation, Financial Analysis, GAAP, SOX
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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