Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Romeoville, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Staff Accountant job in Romeoville, IL
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This Staff Accountant must be motivated and organized, have strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”), and has the need to be a team-player in a loyal and hard-working environment. This person should possess all the necessary education and experience requirements and have a willingness to learn.
As a staff accountant your responsibilities include:
• Monthly financial close
• Create journal entries and perform analysis of accounts in ERP system
• Perform balance sheet reconciliations
• Maintain AP and AR functions and communicate with clerks to get work done in a timely manner
• Assist with budgeting and forecasting
• Reconcile bank accounts  
Your qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
• 2+ years of experience in accounting
• Pivot tables or vlookups in Excel are essential
• Familiar with large ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle or PeopleSoft
• Month-end close experience in a supportive or leading capacity
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