Senior Accountant

$40 - $50 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Job ID: 139709
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Do you thrive on accuracy and enjoy collaborating across departments? Are you passionate about strong accounting practices and driving results? If so, this Senior Accountant position might be right for you!

We're seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Senior Accountant to join a client of ours located in Scottsdale, AZ. You'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the integrity of our financial reporting and serve as a key accounting resource for the business analyst team. This position is a hybrid role and will start off on a contract or consultant basis.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all transactions are meticulously recorded in accordance with US GAAP
  • Become the go-to expert for the business analyst team, handling all accounting and reporting matters critical to their success
  • Foster strong relationships across departments by collaborating effectively with finance and non-finance teams to support overall company goals
  • Oversee daily general ledger activities, including preparing and posting journal entries with meticulous attention to detail and maintaining supporting documentation
  • Take ownership of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, investigating discrepancies and implementing solutions to ensure timely and accurate resolutions
  • Champion the development and upkeep of accounting policies and procedures aligned with US GAAP, including revenue recognition, expense recognition and accounting estimates
  • Lead the charge during compliance audits and annual financial audits with banking institutions and external auditors

Senior Accountant Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or another business related field is required
  • 3+ years of experience in general accounting or auditing is essential
  • Supervisory or oversight experience (1-2 years preferred) demonstrating your leadership potential
  • Familiarity with JD Edwards is a plus, with SAP experience being an extra advantage
  • A proven track record of implementing change management initiatives, process improvements and ERP system implementations/upgrades is highly desirable
  • You're an Excel wizard with the ability to organize and analyze large data sets
  • Experience in projects/construction accounting is a significant asset
  • Prior experience in public accounting is a plus

If you are looking for your next consultant opportunity as a Senior Accountant, please apply today!

Thank you,

Allee Struve
Recruiting Lead – Accounting Management Resources
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here