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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in GLENVIEW, Illinois

Description Robert Half is looking to find a talented, efficient Staff Accountant to join an esteemed organization. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will look over schedules for the reporting processes, participate in compliance, and keep in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This role also involves the production of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Glenview, Illinois based firm has a short-term contract / temporary position available, and offers an innovative work environment where effort is rewarded.


  • Be responsible for account reconciliations including prepaid expenses, payroll, and other assignments

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Participate in various department-wide initiatives

  • Manage the design and creation of balance sheet analysis and communicate reports to management

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation Requirements - Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability in strong analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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

  • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

  • Annual Financial Reporting experience highly desired

  • Well-founded grasp of project management

  • Proven knowledge of financial reporting

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Ad Hoc Reporting experience preferred

  • Earlier work involving Assigned Balance Sheet

  • General Ledger System experience preferred

  • Wide ranging experience with Prepare Financial Statements

  • Quality experience with Monthly Financial Statements

  • General familiarity with Analyze Financial Statements

  • Practical knowledge of financial statements consolidation

  • Previous experience working with Balance Sheets

  • Strong familiarity with Ad Hoc Reporting

  • Good understanding of Balance Sheet Account

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Detailed and have the ability work independently

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

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