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Robert Half Staff Accountant in DOWNERS GROVE, Illinois

Description Robert Half is on the look-out for an organized individual with accounting chops to join a growing organization in the long-term contract / temporary role of Staff Accountant. As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for the preparation of journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This very involved position works to produce Cash Flow projections, Financial Statements, and Budgets. Based in the Downers Grove, Illinois region, this company offers an engaging and mulit-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded.

Major responsibilities

  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Support capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Be a part of various department-wide initiatives Requirements - Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Strong organizational skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Command of Adjusting Journal Entries

  • Practical knowledge of Excel Formulas

  • Foundational knowledge in Journal Entry Preparation

  • Quality experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Proven knowledge of Bank Account Reconciliation

  • Month end closings experience

  • Well-founded grasp of cash reconciliations

  • Experience with account reconciliation

  • General familiarity with Credit Card Reconciliation

  • Deep understanding of journal entries

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Skilled with ERP systems

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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