Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
01330-0011552515
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

There is an opportunity for a full-time Accountant with a terrific company. Strong compensation, excellent benefits, and career advancement could be yours in this position. Ambitious and detail-oriented candidates will be interested in Robert Half Finance's opportunity to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, as a Staff Accountant. This company, based in the Warrenville, Illinois area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and being responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be essential for this role. To succeed in this role, you will need to be comfortable participating in compliance, interacting with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and reviewing schedules reporting processes. To be preferred for this position, you will need to have a complex understanding Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

How you will make an impact

- Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

- Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

- Special projects and impromptu reporting, upon request

- Periodically maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

- Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

- Coordinate and analyze a variety of financial data, then report it in a way that is useful and understandable

- Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation

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

- Compose thorough journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

- Participate in various department-wide initiatives

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

Requirements

- Ability to meet deadlines

- Be detailed, flexible, and organized

- Skilled with ERP systems

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

- Expertise in financial reporting

- Solid understanding of month end closings

- General ledger experience

- Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

- Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

- 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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