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Robert Half Staff Accountant in BATAVIA, Illinois

Description Robert Half is searching for an experienced Staff Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, various aspects of internal reporting will be under your responsibility. You will put your skills towards the development and implementation of accounting policies. Also, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This role is very integrated as it plays a part in the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Batavia, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.

What you get to do every single day

  • Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

  • Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

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

  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision Requirements - Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"

  • 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • General familiarity with Oracle NetSuite Technologies

  • Adeptness in cash applications

  • Strong familiarity with month end closings

  • Bank reconciliations experience highly desired

  • Foundational knowledge in account reconciliation

  • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficient in ERP systems

  • Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

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