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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Chicago, Illinois


To apply for this Staff Accountant role, email your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m). In the subject line, type "Staff Accountant role"

Job description

  • Perform month-end account closing activities, including recording journal entries, preparing balance sheet reconciliations, and identifying variance drivers for multiple business entities

  • Perform recurring and ad-hoc accounting tasks, including cash reconciliations and updating financial records

  • Improve financial status by analyzing results, monitor variances, identifying trends and recommending actions to management

  • Identify financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plan and forecast

  • Manage and maintain relationship with project management and other business departments to provide financial information, reporting and budget support as needed

  • Support system improvement initiatives, including streamlining and automating processes and enhancing internal controls

  • Perform special projects for the Controller and Chief Financial Officer as needed


Key skills and qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA or working towards certification preferred but not required

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Advanced proficiency is MS Excel

  • Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders

  • Superior organizational skills, must be detail oriented and have the ability to multitask

  • A mature professional with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team

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