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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

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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