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Robert Half Staff Accountant in WESTMONT, Illinois

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position in the Real Estate & Property industry through Robert Half that you may want to check out. Located in the Westmont, Illinois region, the organization offering this long-term contract / temporary to hire opportunity provides rewards to those who dedicate extra effort in the work place. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. Many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility during the monthly close. You'll also review schedules for the reporting processes, stay in touch with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and play an active role in compliance.

Key responsibilities

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Assist in monthly financial close workbook preparation, including annual closing process

  • Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Support implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP Requirements - Accounts Receivable (AR) experience desired

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

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Ability to handle multiple projects within strict deadlines

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure environment, to prioritize deals and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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