Robert Half Staff Accountant/Business Analyst in Romeoville, Illinois
Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant/Business Analyst for a manufacturing company located in the Southwest Suburbs. The Staff Accountant/Business Analyst contributes to the development of standard data analyses, reports, and dashboards. Produce accurate and on-time delivery of analyses and recommendations. In addition, will be responsible for all day-to-day financial tasks which include both accounts payable and receivable along with all payroll and bank account management and reconciliation tasks. Other areas of responsibility also include accounting operations, production of periodic financial reports, and maintenance of accounting records.
The Staff Accountant/Business Analyst will be responsible for:
Accounting (50% of time)
Record day-to-day financial transactions and complete the posting process.
Reconcile sales taxes, payroll taxes, 401k, and bank accounts at the end of each month.
Monitor financial transactions and reports.
Process accounts receivable and payable.
Handle monthly payroll using accounting software.
Being responsible for the company general ledger
Business analytics (50% of time)
Partners with leadership to ensure an in-depth understanding of requirements and performance levers (KPIs) for each analysis
Develops new solutions and dashboards to make accurate decisions
Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions.
Using data to develop and optimize strategies and processes, increase profits, efficiency, quality, or security, and reduce costs.
Working with internal departments to collect data and develop and implement strategies.
Creating reports and presentations to summarize findings and influence company decisions.
Working with the management team to establish project objectives, budgets, and timelines, monitor progress, and evaluate performance.
Implementing policies and procedures that keep company data and information secure as it is collected, analyzed, stored, and discarded.
Reviewing and improving analytics processes, methods, and tools to increase efficiency, accuracy, and security.
Updating, implementing, and maintaining procedures.
For immediate consideration for the Staff Accountant/Business Analyst opportunity, please contact Matthew Jessee at 630-288-4572
The Staff Accountant/Business Analyst will have the required education/skills:
5+ years of working experience
Degree in accounting or business administration. Excellent knowledge of general accounting principles
Proven work experience in accounting or a related field.
Proficiency with computers, especially ERPs (SAGE X3 v12) and analytics software (SEI), mastery of certain programming languages may be required Fluency in Excel.
Strong math, organization, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Exceptional presentation, research, and verbal and written communication. Must be able to communicate financial information into sound business language so people of all levels can understand.
Ability to summarize and explain complex information to others.
Attention to detail and accuracy of work.
Understanding of applicable laws and regulations.
Understanding of financial data analysis and reporting.
Knowledge of payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
Knowledge of federal regulation on taxes and reporting.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals
Proficiency in accounting software.
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