Robert Half Accountemps Junior Accountant in Oak Brook, Illinois
Accountemps is looking?for a Staff Accountant for a temporary opportunity with a fast-growing mid-sized company. The Staff Accountant will prepare journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation.?You will?report to the Accounting Manager, and you will be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. You will assist in developing and implementing accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in SOX compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the 10Q and 10K reporting processes.?This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Role Responsibilities Prepare complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting Assist in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation Assist in implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls under SOX and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP Maintain capital lease and monthly payment schedules Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation In-depth experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision Recurring journal entries maintenance and reconciliation Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner Participate in various department-wide initiatives Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested
BA/BS or equivalent?in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred At least 2?years?of Accounting experience Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Program?skills required Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus Experience with NetSuite, SAP, Blackline or ADP a plus Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines Detail oriented, ability to multi-task, work independently and prioritize tasks
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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