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Robert Half International Sr. Financial Accountant in SOUTHFIELD, Michigan


Our Oakland County client is in need of a Senior Financial Accountant. The Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for supporting the close process and financial consolidations including disclosures. In addition, the Senior Financial Accountant will be responsible for analyzing financial statements. The Senior Financial Accountant will also be responsible for supporting hedging transactions and suggesting process improvements.

What you get to do every day

  • Achieve compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures and controls by working with business partners

  • Prepare reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts

  • Other projects as required

  • Implement monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) in compliance with GAAP

  • Build analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Coordinate quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Constantly improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

  • Ready monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting


The ideal Senior Financial Accountant must have 5+ years of progressive accounting experience. In addition, the ideal consultant must have a CPA with public accounting experience. The ideal consultant will also have SAP experience, as well as advanced Excel skills with pivot tables and VLOOKUPS. Power BI and Tableau experience is a plus. This is a long term assignment for the right candidate.

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Highly capable of analyzing financial data and quickly creating accurate reports

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Command of SAP

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are required

  • Demonstrated skills in interacting effectively, both verbally and in writing, with functional managers

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance

  • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • 5+ years of overall general accounting experience

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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