Robert Half International Corporate Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois
To apply to this Corporate Staff Accountant role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)
•Support and participate in the monthly financial statement close process for Business Unit or functional area of responsibility, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely as well as analyzing and reviewing financial statements and variances. Consult and liaise with operating unit finance personnel on accounting issues.
•Prepare, review and analyze account reconciliations for companies and/or designated functions within Business Unit or functional area of responsibility. Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley control requirements.
•Perform day-to-day activities associated with the monthly financial statement close process.
•Ensure financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely.
•May participate in planning processes at project and departmental level.
•Work closely with other departments and Business Units regarding accounting activities.
Requirements •Ability to work under minimal supervision
•Moderate exercise of judgment, initiative, and ingenuity to select the most appropriate course of action.
•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
•2+ years of related experience
•Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of Accounting theory, principles, practices and regulations including FASB/GAAP and SOX compliance
•Understands requirements for documentation in work papers, disclosures and memos; demonstrated ability to document a broad range of technical issues
•Demonstrated successful use of technology to improve process efficiency
•Effective team building and leaderships skills
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