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Staff Accountant

Company: ISSA
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

This position will support the Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance Department. Specifically, this role will assist in
--- Ensuring accurate accounting for completed certifications and training sessions
--- Completing bank reconciliations, international accounting and other monthly accounting close responsibilities
--- Developing reporting to compare actual results to prior year and budget
Duties and Responsibilities
--- Prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations
--- Conduct account research and analysis
--- Monthly revenue recognition based upon completed certifications and cash receipts
--- Create custom reports though excel using BizNet
--- Assist in reconciling monthly bank statements
--- Interact with customers to resolve outstanding issues
--- Assist with year-end closing and annual audit including running necessary reports for the outside auditors
--- Assist with developing budgets and resolving P&L variances
--- Assist with identifying processes/procedures that can be automated to improve operating efficiencies
Key Competencies
--- Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or business administration
--- 2 years of relevant experience and demonstrated problem solving skills
--- Ability to understand complex issues and work with business partners to resolve
--- Experience in Sage accounting software preferred, but not required
--- Skilled in use of Excel Spreadsheets and MS Word
--- Ethical conduct and ability to handle confidential information appropriately
--- Strong oral and written communication skills
--- Strong work ethic with proven ability to manage multiple priorities and complete projects in a timely manner
--- Team player with positive attitude
Personal Attributes
--- Ethical conduct with strict confidentiality
--- Ability to think strategically and make sound decisions
--- People oriented with active listening, negotiation, and presentation skills
--- Positivity and high energy


Keywords: ISSA, Des Plaines , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Des Plaines, Illinois

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