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Staff Accountant

Company: Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location: Joliet
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Job Description:

DescriptionThe Staff Accountant is responsible for billing various grants, performing general ledger account andbank statement reconciliation, preparing journal entries and financial statements, creating andmaintaining periodic reporting, maintaining fixed asset system, assisting with annual budgeting,compiling grant applications and expenditures reporting, preparing statistical and financial reports forcreditors and agencies, maintaining records retention, and assisting the Chief Financial Officer inpreparation of miscellaneous confidential correspondence.Essential Duties andResponsibilities Demonstrates effective communication and problem-solving skills. Utilizes accounting system, billing system, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Perform various complex account analyses and reconciliation. Reconciles the general operating account and payroll bank statements and enters the cash journalsinto the General Ledger. Uses statistical, economic and financial principles and techniques to prepare reports including thestate Annual Report of Clinics and federal Uniform Data System reports. Assists the Financial Analyst all grant application budgets for review by the Controller and ChiefFinancial Officer. Provides complex analysis and reasonableness tests to the budgeting process relating to Federaland State programs. Electronically submits the DFAFS reports to federal agency based on grant receipts. Prepares various financial documents for compliance with regulations. Coordinates and maintains miscellaneous grant billings and reports; verifies all billings are completeand reconciled to the general ledger; and complies complex grant expense reports as required bythe grantors. Monitors and submits for mailing all periodic financial documents required by interested creditor,grants and government agencies. Maintains records retention log to facilitate the orderly file system of full-time records foradherence to record retention policy. Assist with the month-end closing process, conducting research and making correction journalentries for account discrepancies, prepares closing journal entries, posts accrual entries, andprepares financial statements. Assists Chief Financial Officer in compilation of miscellaneous confidential reports for use incollective bargaining unit negotiations. Supports and backs up the Payroll Clerk during vacations and absences, maintaining strictestconfidentiality. Maintains best fixed asset system, which includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliation ofgeneral ledger to fixed assets system, and preparation of depreciation schedules for budgetingpurposes. Performs other duties as assigned.RequirementsBachelors degree in Accounting required. Minimum two or more years experience in accounting orrelated business area. Proven track record of good communication skills. Proficient in spreadsheetsoftware (Excel) and Word. Access and Accounting Software knowledge preferred. ABILITY TO:Meet deadlines and prioritize tasks; work efficiently with minimal supervision; detailed oriented.Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professoinals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets. From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNEs Most Admired Companies list every year since 1998. Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go! Contact your local office at 888.490.5461 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/finance to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.Salary: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 / YearlyLocation: Joliet, ILDate Posted: March 20, 2020Employment Type: Full-timeJob Reference: 01370-9502526628Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance

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