Robert Half International Staff Accountant in ELGIN, Illinois
Description There is an opportunity with a terrific company for a full-time Staff Accountant. Hoping to advance your career while receiving strong compensation and excellent benefits? Staff Accountants looking to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity for ambitious and detail-oriented candidates. This Elgin, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. In this role, it will be critical for you to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. If you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets, you will be preferred for this role.
How you will make an impact
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules
In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting
Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks
Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation
Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision
Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries
Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives
Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested Requirements - Experience with ERP systems
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in fixed assets
Solid understanding of month end closings
Foundational knowledge in SAP
General ledger experience preferred
Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
Self-starter and strong ethical standards
Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
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