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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in VERNON HILLS, Illinois

Description This full-time Staff Accountant position is with a terrific company. Strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement could be yours in this position. Robert Half Finance is working with a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, to find an ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant. This Vernon Hills, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. To succeed in this role, you will need to prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. This role is a great opportunity for someone who wants to participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. Do you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets? You'll be preferred for this role.

Your responsibilities

  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

  • Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process

  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

  • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

  • Ad hoc reporting and performing special projects upon request

  • Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

  • Become well-versed in month end balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Organize and review various financial data, then report it in a manner that is useful and understandable

  • Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

  • Produce journal entries and perform the month end close under minimal supervision Requirements - Less than one year of experience preferred

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Fixed Asset Inventory

  • Strong familiarity with budgeting

  • Command of Intercompany Accounting

  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Demonstrated ability in exemplary 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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