• Staff Accountant

    Robert Half Franklin Park, IL 60131

    Job #1856552280

  • Description You could find the perfect full-time Staff Accountant position working for this terrific Construction/Contractor company. Looking to advance your career? This position with strong compensation and excellent benefits could be the one for you. Ambitious and detail-oriented candidates will be interested in Robert Half's opportunity to join a thriving, fast-paced company that recognizes talent and effort, as a Staff Accountant. This company, based in the Franklin Park, Illinois area, offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded. Preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation and being responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close will be essential for this role. In this role, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules reporting processes. This is a position you will thrive in, if you have a complex understanding of Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets.

    What you get to do every day

    • Arrange schedules for capital lease and monthly payments

    • In-depth knowledge of reconciling month end balance sheet accounts

    • Maintain, implement, and adhere to internal controls while ensuring that accounting procedures comply with GAAP

    • Partake in a variety of department-wide initiatives

    • Analyze and coordinate a variety of financial data, and report it in a useful and understandable manner

    • Assemble journal entries and thorough account reconciliations that include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

    • Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

    • Upon request, take part in special projects and impromptu reporting

    • Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process, which includes monthly financial close workbook preparation

    • Manage reconciliation, depreciation, and fixed asset ledgers

    • Maintain intercompany transactions, billings, and reconciliation

    • Assemble analyses for monthly balance sheets and income statements for management reporting

    • Conduct month end close and compose journal entries with minimal supervision Requirements - Competent with spreadsheets and databases

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

    • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

    • Accomplished in analytical, quantitative and social skills

    • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

    • Strong familiarity with Certified Payroll

    • Customer invoices experience

    • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel

    • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment

    • Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases

    • Experience with ERP systems

    • Ability to prioritize work and balance multiple projects and deadlines

    • 1+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

    Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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