Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Oakbrook Terrace


Robert Half Finance has an opening for an experienced, driven Senior Accountant to provide leadership and know-how to a growing team. This is a full-time opportunity in the BUFFALO GROVE, Illinois area. As a Senior Accountant, your duties will include 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 position offers you great long-term potential and a strong compensation and benefits package. We are looking for someone who has excellent analytical skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support the continued success of the firm.

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to

Key responsibilities

- Ensure corporate accounting policies, procedures, and controls are followed when working with business partners and be able to provide support on special requests

- Provide Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- Engage in various department-wide initiatives

- Delegate resources to Ad-hoc projects as necessary

- Produce error-free monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

- Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

- Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

- Aid in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

- Provide monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

- Excellent attention to detail

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- Exceptional time management skills preferred

- Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

- Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

- 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

- Experience with ERP systems

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- Strong communication and social skills

- Earlier experience in public accounting is highly valued

- Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to

  • accountant
  • accounting
  • erp

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