Staff Accountant


Salary:

$55000 - 60000/year

Location:

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL

Date Posted:

June 14, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

01310-0010885288

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
You could find the perfect full-time Staff Accountant position working for this terrific company. You could receive strong compensation and excellent benefits in this position, all while advancing your career! A thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort is working with Robert Half Finance to find ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant candidates. This Hoffman Estates, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. To succeed in this role, you will need to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. If you're looking for work where you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. To be preferred for this position, you will need to have a complex understanding Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

Responsibilities

- Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries

- In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

- Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

- Assist with the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

- Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision

- Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

- Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

- Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

- Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

- Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
Requirements
- Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision

- Recent and relevant accounting experience

- Knowledge of accounts payable

- Foundational knowledge in month end closings

- Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

- Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

- Solid understanding of general ledger

- Proficiency in accounts receivable

- Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

- Skilled with ERP systems

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

- Be detailed, flexible, and organized

- Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

Apply for this job now or contact our nearest office at 888.490.5461 for additional information.

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2800 W Higgins Rd
Suite 305
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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