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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Accountemps
Location: Crete
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description If you're looking to build your career in accounting, there's currently a Staff Accountant position in the Transport industry through Robert Half that you may want to check out. The company offering this terrific short-term contract / temporary opportunity is based in the Crete, Illinois region and provides rewards for hard work. 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. The majority of time spent will be dedicated to producing Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. During the monthly close, your will also be in charge of many aspects of internal reporting. You'll also be reviewing schedules for the reporting processes, communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and playing an active role in compliance.
Key responsibilities
- Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner
- Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments
- Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll
- Maintain monthly payment schedules
- 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
- Participate in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process including monthly financial close workbook preparation
- Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
- Maintain fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation Requirements - Foundational knowledge in Accounts Receivable (AR)
- Accounts Receivable (AR) experience
- Command of cash reconciliations
- Demonstrated knowledge of bank reconciliations
- Deep understanding of wire transfer
- Treasury experience desired
- Adeptness in Month-end Close Activities
- Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
- Critical thinking skills and the ability to retain complex work directions
- Great attention to detail
- BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
- Competent with spreadsheets and databases
- 3+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience
- Spreadsheet and database capabilities
- Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
- Vow to meet business deadlines
- Knowledgeable of ERP systems
- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
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.
Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information.
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