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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois


Robert Half Salaried Professional Service has an immediate need for a full-time Staff Accountant. As a Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You must have advanced Excel skills, and should be proficient with an ERP package such as SAP, JD Edwards, Oracle or MS Dynamics. Should have an adaptable personality and enjoy working with new people in new environments.

Our Salaried Professional Service provides Loan Staff accounting and finance professionals on a long-term and recurring basis. Our Salaried Professionals are employees of Robert Half and receive “Fortune 500” quality benefits, and paid vacations/holidays. We can offer you challenging job opportunities in various industries, new skills development and occasional travel throughout the Metro Chicago area. As a Salaried Professional, you don’t just do fill-in work; you have an opportunity to be a part of different teams working on diverse projects.

Here are some of the top reasons why our consultants enjoy the “consulting lifestyle” being in our Accountemps Salaried Professional Service:

• Variety of duties and responsibilities

• Learning new processes, software and industries

• Ability to stay out of office politics

• Better work/life balance due to less required overtime

Here's why you should choose to be part of our Accountemps Salaried Professional Service:

o You are paid a competitive salary- you tell us your annual compensation requirements in order to commit to us as a full-time employee

o You receive our full benefits package- including medical, dental, vision and 401k

o You receive just over 3 weeks of paid time off in a calendar year- including all major holidays, floating holidays and Choice Time Off accrued at 2.0 hours per week

o You are an hourly employee- you are paid for the hours you work, with a guaranteed minimum 37.5, and receive overtime for anything over 40 in a week

o You receive salary continuation- you are paid 37.5 hours per week while between engagements

o Your average project length is 3 to 6 months - about a third of our projects are 1 year or longer, with the current longest running project going on 5 years

o You have long-term career potential- most of our consultants have been working for us between 1 and 3 years, with some celebrating 5- and 10-year anniversaries

Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Microsoft Excel experience highly desired

  • Background working with JDE EnterpriseOne

  • General familiarity with Year-end Close

  • Earlier work involving Oracle

  • Adeptness in account reconciliation

  • Month end closings experience preferred

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general ledger

  • Good understanding of Oracle ERP

  • Command of Accounts Payable (AP)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of bank reconciliations

  • Practical knowledge of variance analysis

  • SAP experience highly preferred

  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics

  • Strong familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Efficient in ERP systems

  • Great attention to detail

  • Distinguished analytical, quantitative and social skills

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time 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.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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