Our client in Elgin, IL is currently is seeking a strong Accountant to join its corporate accounting team. This position will report to the CFO and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas. This is a contract to hire opportunity with a growing company that's looking to hire immediately!
Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements.
Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.
Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.
Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.
Evaluate monthly financial results with Accounting Manager noting business results and trends.
Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets.
Assist with monthly board reports.
Act as a resource during the annual audit.
Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.
Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
2+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression.
Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.
Experience with ERP and reporting systems preferred.
Excellent communication skills.
If this sounds like the perfect role for you, apply today with a copy of your resume in a Word doc!
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