Robert Half International Senior Staff Accountant in South Barrington, Illinois
Description Robert Half Finance is looking for a Staff Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a respected company. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This South Barrington, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work.
Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Perform the month end close and produce journal entries under minimal supervision
Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request
Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation
Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries
Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting
Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives
In-depth experience with reconciling month end balance sheet accounts
Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease
Organize and review a variety of financial data, reporting it in a way that is useful and understandable
Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation Requirements - Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes
Public Accounting experience desired
Month end closings experience required
Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases
3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
Spreadsheet and database capabilities
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