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Entry Level Staff Accountant

Company: Ascendo Resources
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

  • Coordinate and participate in the monthly close process including: Preparing monthly journal entries (depreciation, payroll, prepaids, etc.), completing account reconciliations and updating various monthly financial reports
  • Maintain accrual schedules (Accrued Expenses, Prepaid, etc.) to complete timely recognition of revenue and expense
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts; complete reconciliations of expense accounts for reviewing financial results
  • Maintain fixed assets in the subledger by ensuring proper departmental expense and appropriate depreciation
  • Set up and maintain vendor account information for Accounts Payable
  • Analyze P&L to ensure accuracy and predict future results; ability to concisely explain results to leadership
  • Review, audit and record employee expense reports in the general ledger
  • Ability to work in multiple systems and learn new systems as processes are improved
  • Prepare supporting documentation and analytical information for external auditors
  • Overall focus on process improvement, challenging the status quo and creating efficiencies
  • Ability to work cross functionally to solve business problems and ensuring proper accounting policies and procedures
  • Prepare and file State/Local filings as required
  • Passionate about documenting procedures for cross training and backfill coverage
  • Other duties as assignedQualifications/Knowledge/Critical Skills
    • Bachelor's degree preferred or transferrable experience
    • Advanced Excel skills required, including: VLOOKUP, SUMIFS and Pivot Tables
    • Strong communication and organization skills
    • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to work well with a team, but can manage their workload independently
    • Enthusiastic, adaptable, and see challenges as an opportunity to grow
      Ascendo is a certified minority owned staffing firm, we welcome and celebrate diversity.Ascendo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex including pregnancy and gender identity),national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, retaliation, parental status, military service or any non-merit factor.

Keywords: Ascendo Resources, Des Plaines , Entry Level Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Des Plaines, Illinois

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