Robert Half Accountemps Senior Accountant in Rock Island, Illinois

A large manufacturing company with growing operations is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their accounting team in the near future. This role will be a contract opportunity; however, there is potential for it to be become full-time if the company continues to grow. Ideal candidates will have immediate availability as once the position is available, our client will be wanting someone in the seat urgently.

Sr. Accountant Job Responsibilities: Specific duties include, but are not limited to: • Prepares and posts monthly standard and adjusting journal entries. • Prepares journal entries to record financial transactions to the general ledger (cash transaction accruals, prepaid amortization, service contract accruals, allocations and intercompany activities). • Review assigned general ledger accounts for propriety and reasonableness, investigate questionable transactions, form reasonable conclusions, make recommendations to supervisor and prepare correcting journal entries as appropriate. • Prepares monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts. • Traces errors, researches and corrects account discrepancies. • Analyzes information by developing spreadsheet reports and verifying information • Interfaces and coordinates with various departments within the Company (i.e. billing, accounts payable, payroll etc.) • Responsible for the maintenance of existing joint venture financial statements and creation of new joint venture statements • Assists in annual financial audits and quarterly reviews

Our client is exclusively staffing this role through Accountemps so those who want to be considered need to apply online at www.accountemps.com and then e-mail your resume to Emily.McDaniel@Accountemps.com.

Sr. Accountant Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent from an accredited college or university • 3-5 years of related experience. • Advanced MS Excel skills with strong experience with pivot tables and vlookups • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail • Strong month end and reconciliation experience • Ability to provide immediate available upon start • Immediate availability

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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