Senior Staff Accountant
Location:
Carol Stream , Illinois
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
01310-9500806046

A client of Accountemps is looking for a Senior staff Accountant. Role Responsibilities • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables primarily in the compensation area (journal entries, reconciliations, reports) • Prepare monthly consolidated P L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management reporting • Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests. • Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks) • Assist in coordinating quarterly reviews and SOX testing with internal and external auditors • Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations • Dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process • Participate in various department-wide initiatives • Ad-hoc projects as necessary Qualifications • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred • 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience • Oracle 11i or higher, or other ERP system experience • Strong Excel skills required • Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus • Strong analytical skills, accuracy and attention to detail a plus • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment • Deep understanding of internal controls and SOX compliance • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing, with functional department managers • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines • Strong time management and organizational skills • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task and work independently Desired Skills • Hyperion systems – Essbase/Smartview experience a plus • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems • Experience in SOX control execution/documentation • Equipment lease accounting experience If interested please apply with updated resume or email kelen.portera@accountemps.com


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