Staff Accountant

Robert Half
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

To apply to this Staff Accountant role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky (john.sadofsky "AT "


- Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

- Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions

- Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

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

- Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

- Take part in various department-wide initiatives

- Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting

- Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision

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

- Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner

- Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

- Manage schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

- Maintain depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation


- Less than one year of experience is acceptable

- Strong attention to detail

- Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

- Strong familiarity with account analysis

- Expertise in account reconciliation

- Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel

- Foundational knowledge in Microsoft Word

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

- Competent with spreadsheets and databases

- Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity

- Top notch analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Ability to meet deadlines

- Skilled with ERP systems

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills]

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