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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Description

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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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Salary: DOE

Location: CHICAGO, IL

Date Posted: October 14, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01300-0011326167

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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