Robert Half Accountemps Senior SAP Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

Accountemps is working on a role for a client on Near North Side who is actively searching to go temporary to full-time for a Senior Accountant due to a recent opening.

The Senior Accountant is an integral contributor during the various financial cycles (month-end close, periodic and annual audits, etc.) and performs key procedures and controls to protect company assets. The primary responsibilities for the monthly close process include preparation of journal entries business unit financial statement consolidations and related eliminations, account reconciliations, variance and other ad-hoc analysis, and additional responsibilities as assigned.

Responsibilities focus on:

? Contribute to the monthly financial period close. Key responsibilities include preparation of journal entries, business unit financial statement consolidations and related eliminations. Additional tasks include reviewing, interpreting, and analyzing financial data from internal and external sources which impact the financial statements, effectively researching and resolving accounting and reporting issues and variances to ensure accurate presentation of financial statements, and interacting with managers outside the Accounting department to obtain necessary information to prepare analysis reports. ? Conduct the analysis of variances within monthly and other period-to-date (QTD, YTD) financial results when comparing actual results against historical trends, budget, etc. ? Prepare account reconciliations according to AIH standard format. ? General Ledger Maintenance in SAP ? Assist with the preparation of periodic financial reports and presentations including the monthly summarization of financial results

Please send your resume to Olivia Diaz at olivia.diaz.bonilla@accountemps.com if you are interested in this position.

Qualifications:

? Bachelor?s degree in Accounting or Finance ? 5+ years of work experience in a financial/accounting capacity in a large corporate environment or public accounting firm with Fixed Asset experience ? Demonstrated experience in accounting, specifically in monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close processes. ? Solid understanding of accounting concepts and processes (account reconciliations, A/P and A/R activities) ? PC literacy with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access ? SAP experience is a must have ? Excellent project management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision

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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