Robert Half Finance & Accounting Sr. Accountant in INDEPENDENCE, Ohio

Senior accounting professional directly responsible for an $80-$120 million dollar business unit; accountabilities include analysis and support of financial projects and performance analysis of multiple decentralized locations, assist with the development of the annual budget, analyze and prepare monthly reports on operational performance, identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies, research and resolve accounting issues as they arise, and assist with special projects when necessary.The Market Accountant is also responsible for financial reporting and maintaining accounting controls for one or more business markets. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assignedMarket Support and Analysis Performance analysis of multiple decentralized locations within assigned market & system-wide Analysis and support of financial projects Analyze and prepare monthly reports on operational performance Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies Research and resolve accounting issues as they arise Assist with special projects when necessaryFinancial Statements Month end financial statement preparation Perform analytical review procedures on month end income statement balances Maintain variance analysis on market financial results Maintain administrative and consolidated market financial statement Support Accounting Assistant(s), Accounts Payable and Payroll staff on completion of month-end tasksAccounting Maintenance Communication/correspondence/research with unit operations Fixed asset (FAS) records and disposals Maintenance and design of month-end financial reports Chart of accounts and general ledger maintenance Review and be familiar with unit leases and termsOverall Market Accountabilities Account Analysis - Monthly analysis & preparation of work papers supporting select balance sheet accounts Budgeting - Annual Budget preparation Year End Audit - Work paper preparation supporting all year-end balance sheet accounts Internal and External Reporting Requirements Capital Expenditures (external) Sales and Use tax returns (external) Pre-opening expense reporting (internal) Ad-Hoc report requests (internal) Workers Compensation and General Liability reserves (internal) Unclaimed funds reporting (external) Renew and maintain all required restaurant licenses (internal) Maintain analysis for in-house maintenance and IT maintenance programs (internal)OtherSupport Controller and Financial Reporting Manager on special projects and ad-hoc financial analysisQualifications Possesses strong analytical skill set Possesses audit/research documentation skills Comprehension of the monthly closing process and accurate financial statement preparation Proficient in Windows based spreadsheet and word processing software Proficient with general ledger accounting, financial reporting, and fixed asset software Good communication skills - verbal and written Possess ability to multi task and work under deadlinesEducation and Experience Education: Qualified professionals MUST have a Bachelors degree in Accounting Experience: 3+ years of either Public Accounting experience with a Big 4 or large Regional CPA firm and/or financial analysis experience for a large company in their corporate offices. CPA or MBA is preferred, but not required

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Req ID: 03340-0008875161

Functional Role: Accountant - Sr.

Country: USA

State: OH


Postal Code: 44131-6943

Compensation: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 per year

Requirements: Market Analysis, Account Reconciliation, Year End Closings, Budgeting - Forecasting, General Ledger, SAP FICO - Financial Acctg - Controlling, Fixed Assets, Reporting for Multiple Locations, Financial Statement Preparation, MS Excel, Variance Analysis, BPR - Business Process Re-engineering, Month End Close, Policies & Procedures, Tax - Sales & Use, Journal Entries, Account Analysis