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Robert Half Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description If you're an experienced accountant with a knack for accuracy, Robert Half has a terrific opportunity for you to check out at an organization in the Manufacturing industry. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. A highly involved position, it works to produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Chicago, Illinois based company is offering a long-term contract / contract / temporary opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Take part the in implementation and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures, ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation Requirements - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

    • Skilled with ERP systems

    • experienced organizational, written and verbal communication skills

    • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

    • Adeptness in journal entries

    • SAP experience highly desired

    • Deep understanding of account reconciliation

    • General ledger experience preferred

    • Knowledge of month end closings

    • Microsoft Excel experience desired

    • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

    • Recent and relevant accounting experience

    • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

    • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

    • High attention to detail

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

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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