Robert Half Staff Accountant in ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Illinois
Description Are you a Staff Accountant? This terrific company has a full-time opportunity for you. Looking for strong compensation and excellent benefits? This position could advance your career! Ambitious and detail-oriented candidates will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, as a Staff Accountant. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Elk Grove Village, Illinois area, at a company where effort is rewarded. To succeed in this role, you will need 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. If you want to participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes, this role might be right for you. You will be preferred for this role if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.
Your responsibilities in this role
Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers
Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation
Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable
Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision
Periodic maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested
Participate in various department-wide initiatives
Implement, maintain, and adhere to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules Requirements - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)
Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired
Proficiency in journal entries
Skillful in analytical, quantitative and social skills
Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
ERP system experience
Excellent attention to detail
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
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