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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in MCHENRY, Illinois

Description

If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position through Accountemps that you may want to check out. Located in the Mchenry, Illinois area, this long-term temporary-to-full-time position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. Responsibilities held by the Staff Accountant include the preparation of monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. This position will require a time commitment, since it produces Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. You'll also communicate with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, take part in compliance, and look over schedules for the reporting processes.

Responsibilities

  • Report on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner

  • Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Oversee the creation of monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for reporting to management

  • Support fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Play a role in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation

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

  • Ad-hoc tasks and special projects, as needed

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

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

Requirements

  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Efficient in ERP systems

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

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Great attention to detail

  • Cost accounting experience preferred

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • General ledger experience highly desired

  • Solid understanding of month end closings

  • Ledger Journal Entries experience preferred

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

    Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. 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 FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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    Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/accountemps to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 / Hourly

Location: MCHENRY, IL

Date Posted: March 26, 2020

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01310-0011431960

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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