Robert Half International Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

This is a permanent part-time role 20 hours a week. As Staff Accountant, you will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting throughout the monthly close. You will lend your skills to developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and look over schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Rosemont, Illinois area-based position is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity to work for a company that recognizes and rewards hard work. Your responsibilities in this role - Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll - Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting - Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting - Survey and organize various financial data, reporting it in a useful and understandable manner - Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation - Prepare monthly financial close workbooks to support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process - Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation - Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls under SOX while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP - Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules - Regular maintenance and reconciliation of journal entries - Compose journal entries and conduct the month end close with minimal supervision - In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations - Play a part in a variety of department-wide initiatives

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Req ID: 01310-0010722216

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: IL

City: CHICAGO

Postal Code: 60631-3636

Compensation: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills - Knowledgeable of ERP systems - Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills - Strong attention to detail - Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills - Spreadsheet and database capabilities - Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases - Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics - 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience - Solid understanding of currency conversion - Expertise in general ledger - Ability to meet deadlines