Robert Half Finance & Accounting Sr. Accountant in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Senior Accountant Corporate Headquarters Our fast growing retail organization prides itself on the best employees in town. We are looking for an experienced Accounting Analyst to handle the following Senior Accountant duties. 1. Prepare monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and work papers for Credit Card Services subsidiary. 2. Prepares monthly, quarterly and Year-to-Date financial statements for Credit Card Services subsidiary. 3. Prepare monthly billings to Credit Card Service Providers for the different revenue streams per the master agreement. 4. Assist with administering Stock Option Program by working closely with HR Benefits and third party Program Administrator. 5. Assist with preparing various SEC filings, including 10-Q, 10-K, section 16 ownership reports Forms 3, 4, and 5. 6. Prepare various census and government reports on a timely basis. 7. Supports budget and forecasting activities. 8. Participates in department projects and initiatives. 9. Implements and monitors policies and procedures related to compliance and related automated systems. 10. Assist with special studies/projects, which require independent development of innovative analytical approaches to resolve issues related to financial management and/or automated systems. 11. Maintain relationships with Business Process and Control Owners, Internal Audit, External Auditors, IT and other parties as necessary. 12. Work directly with external auditors and internal auditors with regard to SOX compliance, testing, and attestation. 13. Provide recommendations to program policies and systems as needed to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal and External audit findings. Senior Accountant JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • BS degree in Accounting and CPA preferred

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in auditing type role

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to gain respect of senior management

  • Skill in managing multi-faceted projects to a successful conclusion

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to provide direction on control issues and solutions

  • Retail industry knowledge a plus

  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external auditors

  • Service oriented, yet assertive/persuasive PREFERRED OR SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Solid analytical skills and technical accounting knowledge

  • Strong understanding of financial processes and internal controls

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment

  • Strong communication, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates leadership ability/potential

  • Able to work independently, as well as with a group

  • Dedicated and detail oriented

  • Self-starter with willingness to work hands-on

  • Proficient in Excel and Word, SAP knowledge is a plus For immediate consideration please email

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016), and 9 out of 10 of our clients and candidates would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 01330-0008875069

Functional Role: Accountant - Sr.

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Bolingbrook

Postal Code: 60440

Compensation: $68,000.00 to $77,000.00 per year

Requirements: SAP, Microsoft Excel, SOX - Sarbanes-Oxley