Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in Watertown, Massachusetts

Accountemps is looking for a Senior Accountant for a temporary opportunity with a well-known pharmaceutical company. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for 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 firm's continued success. Role Responsibilities ? Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables primarily in the compensation area (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) ? Prepare monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting ? Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests. ? Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks) ? Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors ? Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations ? Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

Qualifications ? BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred ? 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience ? Oracle 11i or higher, or other ERP system experience ? Strong Excel skills required ? Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus ? Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance ? Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required ? Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers ? Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and work independently Desired Skills ? Hyperion systems ? Essbase/Smartview experience a plus ? Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems ? Experience in SOX control execution/documentation

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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