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DATE ADDED: Thu 20/09/2018

Staff Accountant

Chicago, USA
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COMPANY: BEACON RESOURCES

Job Description

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

Miscellaneous

  • 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)

Technical

  • Expert-level MS Excel skills
  • Intermediate-level MS Word skills

Interpersonal

  • Superior Emotional Intelligence skills
  • Self-starter
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Superior verbal and written skills
  • Superior Project Management Skills
  • Superb problem-solving skills

SKILLS OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT (PREFERRED)

Technical

  • 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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Location: Chicago,

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