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Robert Half International Staff Accountant in Gurnee, Illinois

Description

Accountemps is searching for a Staff Accountant for an opportunity with a company in the Manufacturing industry. As a Staff Accountant, you'll be responsible for preparing journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance, and general ledger reconciliation. When it's time for the monthly close, you'll be responsible for various aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will participate in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position involves a good deal of time spent on producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This Gurnee, Illinois based company is offering a long-term temporary opportunity that is multi-faceted and challenging in nature. It's a thriving environment where effort is rewarded.

Key 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

  • Complete month end close, journal entries, without supervision

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

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Manage capital lease and monthly payment schedules

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Take part in various department-wide initiatives

  • Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed

Requirements

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

  • Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

  • Self-starter and strong ethical standards

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

  • Recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Command of Accounts Receivable (AR)

  • Sage 50 experience

  • Accounts Payable (AP) experience

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

  • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases

  • Knowledgeable of ERP systems

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

  • The ideal candidate will be highly-skilled with exceptional analytical, quantitative and social skills

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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Salary: $22.80 - $26.40 / Hourly

Location: Gurnee, IL

Date Posted: January 12, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01330-0011668052

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

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