Barrington, IL 60010
Mid-size manufacturing company located near Barrington, is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their growing team! This role is TEMP-to-HIRE, with a fast track to hire for the right individual.
We need someone who is excited to be part of a growing environment and willing to roll up their sleeves and wear many hats.
** Prepare, analyze and maintain financial records, month-end close
** Summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports
** Substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents
** Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure proper documentation and adequate funding of accruals through individual account analysis and research of individual transactions including monthly and quarterly closings
** Develop and document business processes, financial audits, and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
** Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements
** Pay any debt as it comes due for payment
** Record cash receipts and make bank deposits
** Provide information to the external accountant
** Maintain chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system
** Manage various bank functions including wire transfers, reconciliation, etc. Handle petty cash.
** Manufacturing and inventory experience
** Facilitate the preparation of annual budgets and establishment of variance reports
** Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
** Provide general administrative assistance to office and management when requested
** Bachelor's Degree REQUIRED - accounting preferred
** 1+ years General Ledger Accounting experience (performing month-end close)
** Extremely software/computer proficient and willing to continuously learn new skills (large ERP system exposure ideal)
** ADVANCED use of EXCEL REQUIRED - (vlookups and pivot tables used DAILY)
** Great written and verbal communications
** Strong attention to detail and organization skills