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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois


To apply to this Staff Accountant role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m)


  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

  • Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

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

  • Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation


  • Less than one year of experience is acceptable

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong familiarity with account analysis

  • Expertise in account reconciliation

  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

  • Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Word

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

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills]

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Salary: DOE

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: February 12, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-0011226307

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance