Robert Half Accountemps Staff Accountant in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

A large client of Accountemps is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their expanding team. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. You will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist with the development and implementation of accounting policies. The Staff Accountant will also interact with internal auditors and assist in the preparation for audits. Analyzing and creating financial statements and reports will also be the Staff Accountant's responsibility. The client, located in the Hoffman Estates area, is looking to fill this position on a temporary basis, with the potential to go full-time in the future. The client is a large organization that offers a flexible schedule and competitive pay. If interested, please apply for immediate consideration. Duties: - Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation - Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll - Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision - Assist and prepare for monthly, quarterly, and annual audits - Other ad hoc accounting processes as assigned

  • Experience using a large ERP experience (SAP, Oracle, etc.)
  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment
  • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills
  • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred
  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • High attention to detail and possess excellent organizational and writing skills
  • CPA an added bonus
  • At least 3+ years of Accounting experience

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 once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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