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Staff Accountant

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Robert Half
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Robert Half Finance is looking for an accomplished, motivated Staff Accountant for a full-time position within a prestigious Healthcare/NHS company. In this position, the Staff Accountant prepares journal entries, monthly and year-end closings, bank reconciliation, fixed asset maintenance and general ledger reconciliation. You will also be responsible for many aspects of internal reporting during the monthly close. Lend your skills towards developing and implementing accounting policies. Also, you will take part in compliance, interact with our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits, and review schedules for the reporting processes. This position is very involved as it will produce Financial Statements, Cash Flow projections, and Budgets. This is a challenging, multi-faceted opportunity in the Oak Brook, Illinois area, at a company where effort is rewarded.

How you will make an impact

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

- Take part in various department-wide initiatives

- Support the month end, quarter end and year end closing process by preparing monthly financial close workbooks

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

- Oversee depreciation, fixed asset ledgers, and reconciliation

- Intercompany billings, transactions, and reconciliation

- Perform month end close, journal entries, with minimum supervision

- Organize schedules for monthly payments and capital lease

- Regularly maintain and reconcile journal entries

- Prepare monthly balance sheet and income statement analyses for management reporting

- Produce complex journal entries and account reconciliations which include, but are not limited to, cash, prepaid expenses, and payroll

- Impromptu reporting and special projects, when requested

- Thorough experience with month end balance sheet account reconciliations

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- Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

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

- Practical knowledge of general ledger

- Well-founded grasp of QuickBooks

- Solid understanding of Accounts Receivable (AR)

- Strong familiarity with journal entries

- Proven knowledge of bank reconciliations

- Quality experience with financial statement preparation

- Account reconciliation experience highly desired

- General familiarity with Accounts Payable (AP)

- Knowledge of account analysis

- Budget forecasting experience preferred

- Spreadsheet and database capabilities

- Current and relevant ERP system experience

- Self-starter with efficient time management and organizational skills

- Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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

- Outstanding organizational, written and verbal communication skills required

- Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

- 5+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

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Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world’s leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we’ve been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don’t take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: DOE

Location: OAK BROOK, IL

Date Posted: October 10, 2019

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01340-0011136167

Staffing Area: Finance

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