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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Evanston
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionStaff AccountantRobert Half Finance is seeking candidates for a full-time Staff Accountant position, which will become a critical part of an innovative company. Candidates should be driven by challenges and working with many components. You will succeed in this Staff Accountant position if you can prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. This role's duties include internal reporting during the monthly close, participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This Evanston, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. We're looking for people who are detail-oriented and analytical thinkers with a talent for creating Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.Staff AccountantResponsibilities

  • Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
  • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments
  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers, depreciation, and reconciliation
  • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll
  • Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision
  • Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
  • Manage intercompany reconciliation, billings, and transactions
  • Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner
  • Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives
  • In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Compose analyses for income statements and monthly balance sheets for management reporting
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
  • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entriesFor immediate consideration please email resume to kevin.shuff@roberthalf.comRequirements
    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
    • Skilled with ERP systems
    • Competent with spreadsheets and databases
    • Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
    • Bookkeeping experience preferred
    • Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)
    • Solid understanding of account reconciliation
    • Strong familiarity with Accounts Receivable (AR)
    • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
    • High attention to detail and possesses excellent organizational and writing skills
    • Recent and relevant accounting experience
    • Seizes opportunities to produce results without direct supervision
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environmentRobert 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: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 / YearlyLocation: EVANSTON, ILDate Posted: February 14, 2020Employment Type: Full-timeJob Reference: 01330-0011224788Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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