Robert Half International Staff Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois
Description If you're looking to give your accounting career a boost, Accountemps currently has a Staff Accountant position open at a growing firm in the Real Estate Property/Facilities Mgt industry. Located in the Chicago, Illinois area, this short-term temporary position is an engaging, multi-faceted opportunity where hard work is rewarded. The Staff Accountant plays a major role in 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, many aspects of internal reporting will be your responsibility. In addition, you will be in charge of communicating with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, playing an active role in compliance, and looking over schedules for the reporting processes.
What you get to do every day
Conduct month end close, journal entries, without supervision
Maintain monthly payment schedules
Partake in annual closing processes
Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as needed
Carry out fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation
Commentate on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a useful and understandable manner
Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reportings
Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP
Be a part of various initiatives spanning multiple departments
Maintain intricate journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll Requirements - Self-starter and strong ethical standards
Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills
Sharp, analytical thinking abilities, always seeking to draw connections and identify the "why"
Competent with spreadsheets and databases
Knowledgeable of ERP systems
Be detailed, flexible, and organized
Vow to meet business deadlines
Recent and relevant accounting experience
BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
Account reconciliation experience preferred
Knowledge of Yardi Enterprise
Bank reconciliations experience
Working knowledge of spreadsheets and databases
Ability to work well in matrix organization and dealing with ambiguity
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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