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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Rochelle, Illinois

Description Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a client in the western suburbs. The Staff Accountant will report to the Director of Accounting. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for:

• Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries for accruals and variances.

• Assist in the monthly review and close process.

• Reconcile general ledger accounts and expense accounts.

• Review financial reports to identify and explain variances against budget.

• Follow documentation retention policy to maintain accounting files.

• Perform monthly bank reconciliations for various company bank accounts

• Review company bank accounts daily and support posting of wire and ACH payments to the accounting systems

• Weekly accounts payable review for proper general ledger account allocations

• Compile accounting, financial, auditing or statistical reports pertaining to matters such as company expenditures, accounts payable, vendor disbursements and other as needed

• Comply with federal and state regulations as well as company policies, procedures, and GAAP

• Assist the Director of Accounting and CFO with various accounting or payable activities for the company and its related entities

• Other duties as assigned

Successful Staff Accountant will have the following qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Finance

• 3-5 years of experience in accounting required

• Expertise in accounting close processes, financial reporting and internal controls

• Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

• Experience with accounting & financial reporting systems; knowledge of multiple systems a plus

• Effective written and oral communication skills

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Strong analytical skills

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Excellent computer skills- SAP, Word, Excel

If interested, please contact Brian Keating at 630-836-7152. Requirements General Ledger, Month End Close, NetSuite, Microsoft Excel, Account Reconciliation, Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

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