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Robert Half International Sr. Cost Accountant in AUSTIN, Texas


If you're a talented accountant in the Austin, Texas area, submit an application for Robert Half Management Resources's open Senior Accountant role today. Flourish your career and your knowledge by working with a growing company. This role needs to be filled in a timely manner, so apply now. This is a short-term temporary-to-full-time opportunity.

Major responsibilities

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

  • Other projects as necessary

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

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

  • Formulate Balance Sheet account reconciliations

  • Organize quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external auditors

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

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

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


  • SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

  • Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • 7+ years of overall general accounting experience

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

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

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Standard costs experience highly desired

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Cycle Count

  • Job costing experience

  • Strong familiarity with Annual Audited Financial Statements

  • Asset Inventory experience

  • Proficient at analyzing financial data and promptly creating accurate reports

  • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

  • Proficient in ERP systems

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 for more information.

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Salary: $31.66 - $36.66 / Hourly

Location: AUSTIN, TX

Date Posted: February 23, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 04160-0011709630

Staffing Area: Interim Project-Based Financial