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Staff Accountant 8/9/2016

Confidential Company Chicago, IL

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
27938879
AJE Ref #
575828897
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular

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Staff Accountant Job Responsibilities:

Provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts; preparing financial statements.

Staff Accountant Job Duties:

* Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
* Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; schedulingrequired jobs; verifying data.
* Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.
* Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts.
* Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.
* Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.
* Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
* Provides accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.
* Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
* Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Staff Accountant Skills and Qualifications:

Accounting, SFAS Rules, Reporting Skills, Deadline-Oriented, Time Management, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, PC Proficiency, Productivity, Verbal Communication, General Math Skills