Robert Half International Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois
To apply to this Staff Accountant role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky "AT" roberthalf.com)
Candidates looking for full-time work will be interested in Robert Half Finance's Staff Accountant opportunity with an innovative Service company. To flourish in this role, candidates will need to be highly capable of handling a challenging work environment with many components. This Staff Accountant position is for candidates who can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. To thrive in this role, you will need to perform internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Chicago, Illinois area, at a company where effort is rewarded. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented and analytical thinker with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.
Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations
Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Manage schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation
Manage depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation
Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Produce analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for reporting by management
Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Take part in various department-wide initiatives
Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Excellent attention to detail
Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
Recent and relevant accounting experience
Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines
Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
Current and relevant ERP system experience
Microsoft Excel experience
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
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Location: CHICAGO, IL
Date Posted: October 14, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 01300-0011326167
Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance