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Staff Accountant in Riverwoods, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

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Job Description


Staff Accountant


Duration: 6 month contract
Location: Riverwoods, IL 60015


Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for Staff Accountant for one of our clients in the Riverwoods area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
 
 
 
 Responsibilities:
  • We are looking for someone to fill a position in our Corporate Accounting organization
  • The individual will be responsible for the monthly accounting and analysis of certain income statement and balance sheet activities
  • Primary responsibilities include preparing manual journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations with supporting documentation for various corporate accounting activities including accrued and prepaid expenses associated with our Shared Services, Business Technology, and Facilities business units
  • This role will also be required to prepare certain monthly variances analyses by identifying key drivers, fluctuations, and financial measures to ensure financial statements are accurate as well as other month-end close support functions
  • All of these functions are to be performed within a proper control environment

 
Qualifications:


Mandatory:
  • Accounting degree with 2-5 years of demonstrated work experience in audit, public accounting or corporate accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Understanding of GAAP guidelines and operating in a proper controls environment
  • Experience preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analyses
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail while functioning in a deadline-oriented environment 
  • Strong communication, organization, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently




Ideal Candidate:
  • CPA certification
  • Excels at performing accounting and data analysis using ERP software (Oracle Hyperion or Essbase preferred)
  • Experience at a large organization and mastering data information flows between multiple systems


 
 
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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.