Robert Half International Staff Accountant in BOLINGBROOK, Illinois
Description You could find the perfect full-time Staff Accountant position working for this terrific Wholesale Distribution company. This position can offer you strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement. A thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort is working with Robert Half Finance to find ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant candidates. Based in the Bolingbrook, Illinois area, this role is a career-building, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. In this role, you will 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 think you can 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. You will be preferred for this role if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.
What you get to do every single day
Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
Partake in various department-wide initiatives
Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request
Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable
In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision Requirements - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
Current and relevant ERP system experience
Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
High attention to detail
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
SAP experience preferred
Fixed Asset Accounting experience
Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced 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 No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.