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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionThis terrific company is seeking a full-time Staff Accountant. Candidates looking for strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement should consider this position. A thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort is working with Robert Half Finance to find ambitious, detail-oriented Staff Accountant candidates. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Elmhurst, Illinois area, at a company where effort is rewarded. This role's duties will require you 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. Candidates who can participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes will be preferred for this role. Do you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets? You'll be preferred for this role.Responsibilities

  • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers
  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives
  • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
  • Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries
  • Prepare analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management to report on
  • Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
  • Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
  • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP
  • Manage intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliationIf interested, please send your resume to Patti.Kracke@roberthalf.comRequirements
    • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
    • Accounts Receivable (AR) experience preferred
    • Solid understanding of Accounting Entries
    • Accrual Entries experience highly desired
    • Account Adjustments experience required
    • Strong familiarity with account reconciliation
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills
    • Detailed and have the ability work independently
    • Skilled with ERP systems
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
    • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills requiredIf interested, please send your resume to Patti.Kracke@roberthalf.comRobert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professoinals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNEs Most Admired Companies list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local office at 888.490.5461 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/finance to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: DOELocation: ELMHURST, ILDate Posted: February 12, 2020Employment Type: Full-timeJob Reference: 01340-0011365302Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

Keywords: Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Elmhurst , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Elmhurst, Illinois

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