Beacon Resources (in partnership with our Real Estate client in Chicago, IL) seeks a dynamic Staff Accountant to join an international corporation.
Job - You will be in the thick of performing month-end (M/E) closes within the G/L. You will make sure all reconciliations within the Balance Sheet are performed. You will input journal entries. You will report to an Accounting Manager.
Culture/Environment - You will join a company with great hours and a true work-life balance during non-closing periods in accounting. Fellow accountants on the team are great to work with!
Compensation/Benefits - Starting salary range begins at $60,000/year, and increases DOE. Superb benefits are offered by the company.
DUTIES OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT
General Ledger (G/L) Accounting
- Input month-end (M/E) journal entries
- Perform month-end close accounting processes
- Complete balance sheet reconciliations
- Consolidate various financial statements
- Prepare variance analysis to budget
- Perform monthly analysis of contracts for proper revenue recognition
- Review all reconciliations
- Assist with all audit requests made by the Internal Controls team and by external auditors
- Provide necessary information for all statutory filings
- Accept all other accounting duties as needed
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT (REQUIRED)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration or an Equivalent Major
- At least one (1) year of work experience
- Working competency with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
QUALIFICATIONS OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT (PREFERRED)
- CPA or CPA track
- Consolidations experience
SKILLS OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT (REQUIRED)
- Expert-level MS Excel skills
- Intermediate-level MS Word skills
- Superior Emotional Intelligence skills
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Superior verbal and written skills
- Superior Project Management Skills
- Superb problem-solving skills
SKILLS OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT (PREFERRED)
- JD Edwards
- Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
For further consideration, email your resume in MS Word format to me. I will hold all inquiries in full confidence
Role: Staff Accountant
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