Staff Accountant

Recruiter
Robert Half
Location
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
01300-0011226307
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description

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

Responsibilities

- 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

Requirements

- 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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