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Robert Half Sr. Accountant in New Orleans, Louisiana


There's a career-building position for a Senior Accountant at Robert Half, specifically a short-term contract to full time opportunity. As a Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for account analysis and reconciliations, financial statement preparation and consolidation, cash flow analysis, budgets and forecasting, audit preparation, and internal control maintenance and regulatory reporting. This Senior Accountant opening is located in the New Orleans, Louisiana area and will offer you great experience, strong compensation, and an attractive benefits package. If you are looking for a rewarding, career building experience with an exciting company, apply today!

How you will make an impact

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

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

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

  • Complete other projects as required

  • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

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

  • Bring a daily dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process


  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • This role would be best suited to candidates with financial reporting proficiency

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Proven ability to work and communication well with manager-level associates

  • Minimum 5-7 years of overall general accounting experience

  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience highly desired

  • Proven knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Expertise in journal entries

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Excel

  • General familiarity with Monthly Bank Reconciliation

  • Well-founded grasp of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Strong familiarity with QuickBooks

  • Comprehensive knowledge of month end closings

  • Practical knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

  • Skill with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Outstanding skills in analyzing financial data and promptly generating accurate reports

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

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

  • Highly organized and self-motivated

Robert Half is partnering with a growing Credit Union company who is seeking an Accounts Receivable (A/R) Clerk to join the accounting team. Apply today!

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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