Robert Half International Staff Accountant in SCHAUMBURG, Illinois

Accountemps is looking to find a talented, efficient Staff Accountant to join an esteemed organization. In the role of Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You'll also be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. This position will also require you to participate in compliance, as well as communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. An involved position, you will be producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. The organization offering this multi-faceted long term temporary-to-fulltime opportunity is based in the Schaumburg, Illinois region, and provides a terrific work environment where effort is rewarded.

Your responsibilities

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

  • Be responsible for analysis of income statements and balance sheets and communicate findings to management

  • Perform month end close, journal entries with minimum supervision

  • Aid in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Offer descriptions of a large number of financial data and communicate insights in a useful and understandable manner

  • Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • High attention to detail

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Journal entries experience preferred

  • Strong familiarity with accounts receivable

  • Accounts payable experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

  • Experience with ERP systems

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Fully formed organizational, written and verbal communication skills

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

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can 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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.670.5403 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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