Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Chicago, Illinois
Description To apply for this Staff Accountant role, email your resume to John Sadofsky (firstname.lastname@example.org). 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 Requirements 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 Microsoft Excel Clear communicator with ability to interact with senior leaders Superior organizational skills, must be detail oriented and have the ability to multitask A experienced detail oriented with excellent judgment, interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
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