Senior Accountant

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: December 13, 2016
  • Reference ID: 454795810
Adecco Group, a world leader in recruitment of office professionals, is seeking a
Senior Accountant in Eagan(St. Paul) MN area for our client, a global leader of intelligent information, trusted insights and analytics.

Duration: 2 months + contract to hire
Pay rate: depending upon experience

Job Description:

Our premier client is the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. They deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Adecco is seeking an Accountant to our premier client's, Central Controllership team located in Eagan, MN. Central Controllership is a key element of this company's strategy to leverage best practices, support future acquisitions and growth, and streamline processes and activities across the organization and the world to return value to our customers by becoming more effective and efficient. This is a growing organization where exceptional individuals can make a lasting impact on the company and develop through challenging assignments.

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Process and support revenue accounting transactions for SBU customers; maintain responsibility for month-end close and related activities
Perform moderate to complex accounting and reconciliation functions
Prepare key financial reports and schedules for SBUs
Demonstrate appropriate application of IFRS, GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulatory requirements; help ensure accounting practices follow policies
Integrate functions, processes and systems to optimize resources and create value
General Areas of Accountability:
Provide reliable, value based information to internal and external customers on a timely basis
Work with business partners to leverage knowledge and capabilities to resolve financial issues
Develop, enhance and deliver existing and new performance measurements/metrics and utilize dashboard capabilities for distribution to a wider audience within the Accounting Organization


Four-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business required
2-4 years' progressive finance or accounting experience including interaction with corporate and business unit management
Accounting experience with a global or multi-national company preferred
Integrated financial systems experience preferred (SAP, SAS FM, Cognos and BEX)
Working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
Knowledge of general reporting, reconciliations, expense analysis, and journal entry preparation
Demonstrates ability to perform Staff Accountant level technical skills
Effective written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Manage multiple priorities with competing demands for time and resources to successfully meet project and schedule deadlines
Strong collaborator in a team environment; ability to effectively transfer knowledge to build team bench strength
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Travel on a domestic and international basis as required; estimated to be less than 5%

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, you must use the "apply now" button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position, please contact Patti Landay at

Important information: This position is being recruited for by Adecco's National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the "apply now" button to submit your resume.

The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company and the global leader in HR services. Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world.

We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career. Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions.

Adecco Group offers benefits including Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans and Service/Anniversary Bonus opportunities. Adecco Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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