Staff Accountant II
West Chicago, IL Accounting
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Summary: The Staff Accountant will work with a team that operates in a fast-paced environment. The purpose of this position is to support the Accounting Manager on financial and general accounting matters. 


Supervisory Responsibilities: No


Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and prepare monthly journal entries 
  • Review and reconcile employee expense reports to corporate business card activity
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations
  • Prepare commissions reports for monthly distribution.
  • Assist with month end close
  • Record and analyze accruals
  • Ad hoc operational reports and requests
  • Support departmental coverage for vacations 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned 
  • Work with external auditors once a year: providing information and answering questions


Requirements

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, analytical and has strong organizational skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Professional verbal and written communication. 
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel ie. Pivot tables, lookups etc. 
  • Ability to read and analyze financial reports
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of five - seven years or more of accounting experience.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Physical Requirements:

  • General office environment
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs