Robert Half Accountemps Senior Accountant in Sacramento, California

A reputable, mid-sized company is looking for a skilled Senior Accountant to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions. The Senior Accountant responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful Senior Accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate for this Senior Accountant role has also experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants and entry level accountants. Senior Accountant duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks. Responsibilities: - Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable - Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results - Analyze financial information and summarize financial status - Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending - Provide technical support and advice on Management accountant - Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures - Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers - Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process - Provide input into department's goal setting process - Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule - Assist with tax audits and tax returns - Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance - Plan, assign and review staff's work - Support month-end and year-end close process - Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls - Ensure compliance with GAAP principles - Liaise with our Financial manager and Accounting manager to improve financial procedures Requirements: -Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures - In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) - Awareness of business trends - Familiarity with financial accounting statements - Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process - Hands-on experience with accounting software packages - Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables - Accuracy and attention to detail - Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills - BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant - Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) a plus but not necessary

Bank Reconciliations, Trial Balance, Month-End, Financial Statements, Cash Flow, Fixed Assets, Depreciation Schedules, Intercompany Accounts, Budget, Forecast

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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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