Staff Accountant

Location: Aurora, IL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Our client, located in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago is a developer and manufacturer of measurement technology solutions and are sold throughout the world. Reporting to the CFO, the Staff Accountant is responsible for serving as a team leader in the finance department and participates in ensuring that the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes month-end close processes to ensure timely reporting in accordance with policies.
  • Analyzes expense accounts for accuracy and completeness and to identify budget variances.
  • Prepares reconciliations and analysis of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Generates and posts journal entries as needed.
  • Supervises clerical accounting staff.
  • Reviews vendor invoices/payments to ensure proper coding.
  • Assists in streamlining and documenting accounting processes and procedures.
  • Processes inventory adjustments and monitors financial activity generated by sales and operations.
  • Oversees credit card transactions and processing.
  • Initiates wire transactions and maintains other bank related activities.
  • Produces daily and weekly ad-hoc financial and sales reports for management.
  • Assists in special projects as directed.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus at least three years of accounting experience.
  • Strong skills in Excel and prior experience with ERP software; experience with Netsuite ERP software preferred.
  • Exposure to payroll processing preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, veteran’s status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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