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Staff Accountant

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Job Details
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Company Name
Kelly Services
Physical Address

Niles, IL 60714
Job Description

Our accounting and finance team is currently staffing for a Direct Hire Staff Accountant in Niles,IL . Please read the job description below and let me know if you have any questions. If you’re interested and meet all the requirements or know someone who might, please send me an updated copy of your resume in a word document version. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

JOB TITLE: Staff Accountant – AR

Location: Niles, IL

Industries: Manufacturing, Distribution, Consumer Product Goods

Job Type: Full Time, Employee

Years of Experience: 1 – 3 Years

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000

Duration: Direct Hire

Please review the qualifications and responsibilities below.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

+ Reporting directly to the Controller, you will be responsible primarily for the day-to-day operations of the sales accounting area:

+ Perform accounts receivable tasks like invoicing, collecting and applying customer payments

+ Maintain accurate customer AR info in NetSuite

+ Manage and execute collection efforts on overdue balances to drive lower DSO

+ Investigate and resolve customer queries

+ Proactively push for process improvements with all stakeholders

+ Daily cash reconciliation to the bank and month-end close reconciliation in NetSuite

+ Post transactions to journals, ledgers, and other records as necessary

+ Assist with the month-end close processes, including cutoff review of customer credits

+ P&L analysis and account reconciliation as needed

+ Cross-train with Accounts Payable for support with vendor accounts

+ Provide support for Audit requests from Bank, external Audit team, and Licensors

Minimum REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

+ Type A, self-motivated, creative out-of-the-box thinker that naturally pushes to constantly improve systems, processes and procedures to minimize non value-added activities

+ Results-oriented (i.e. get stuff done in a fast-paced, multi-location environment)

+ Incredible attention to detail

+ Analytical mindset

+ Willingness to roll-up-your-sleeves and be a hands-on contributor

+ Able to work independently as well as a member of our team

+ Superior organizational and prioritization skills

+ Exceptional oral and written communication skills

+ Tech-Savvy (strong ERP systems background; NetSuite power user)

+ Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

+ CPA and/or MBA is a plus

+ Familiarity with SQL or JavaScript is a plus

+ Must have advanced excel skills — e.g. pivot table, vlookup, indirect, index, etc.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to .

Thank you for choosing Kelly Services!

Michelle Barnard

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the world’s most respected companies-providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform your career. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 5,500 finance and accounting professionals last year. Let us help advance your career today.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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