Robert Half Finance & Accounting Senior Accountant in Covington, Louisiana

Growing company on the Northshore with a large national presence seeks a Senior Accountant for an immediate opening. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements including preparing journal entries and reconciling multiple large accounts. This is a tremendous opportunity for you to work for a company that will appreciate your efforts and reward your results. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please apply at and email Carrie Lewis, CPA at or call 504-529-2691. Responsibilities

  • Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems is a must (Oracle, SAP, Great Plains)

  • Assist in the preparation of GAAP financial statements, including document preparation, data analysis, integrity validation, journal entries and reconciliation processes Skills/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

  • Advanced credentials such as a Masters of Business Administration / MBA or Certified Public Accountant / CPA are preferred

  • Exceptional communication skills that provide the ability to interact with all levels of the organization with a high customer service orientation

  • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement If you meet these qualifications and would like to discuss a confidential search for your next career move, please apply at and email Carrie Lewis, CPA at or call 504-529-2691.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides 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 325 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 first in our industry on FortuneĀ® 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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Req ID: 04640-0010034358

Functional Role: Accountant - Sr.

Country: USA

State: LA

City: Covington

Postal Code: 70433

Compensation: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - Proven analytical skills - defining problems, collecting relevant data, drawing valid conclusions, and recommending improvement/corrective actions - High attention to detail - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred - Vow to meet business deadlines - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills - Budget forecasting experience required - Month end closings experience - Familiarity with equipment lease accounting - Previous experience in public accounting is highly valued - Proficient in Microsoft Excel - Experience in Oracle/Hyperion/SAP Business Objects/SFDC/Tableau - SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience - Hyperion systems Essbase/Smartview experience a plus - Self-starter and strong ethical standards - 5+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience - Able to manage time well