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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/21/2016

Parker and Lynch Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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span To apply to this position you must email your resume directly in a word document format to Andria Goff at br   br In the subject line of your email type “Staff Accountant – Energy Industry” br   br Our client is a fast growing, acquisition driven, domestic energy company serving customers throughout the US. They offer excellent benefits, work life balance, and upward mobility opportunities. br   br They are seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team. br Staff Accountant br   br The Staff Accountant must demonstrate a thorough knowledge and experience of accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, and Excel (graphs, charts). br Demonstrate exceptional communication skills, written and oral. br Exhibit the interpersonal skills needed to maintain good working relationships with both Corporate and Field personnel. br Demonstrate teamwork, flexibility regarding assignments, responsiveness to the firm’s needs and a generally positive attitude toward the firm. br Demonstrate a good work ethic, i.e., punctuality and regular attendance through prior work history. br   br Specific Responsibilities include: br Heavy involvement in monthly close process (journal entries, collection of data from field offices, financial statement prep) br Analysis of monthly results (budget variances, trend analysis). Some limited metrics preparation. br Strong grasp of internal controls and ability to assess compliance. br General Ledger Account reconciliations and audit preparedness. br Assist with preparation of annual budget. br Will be involved in the implementation of new ERP system. br Special projects assigned by the department. br Qualifications br Bachelor’s Degree br Minimum two years of applicable experience br CPA preferred br Public accounting experience preferred br Ability to travel minimally to company’s field locations br Intermediate knowledge of PC office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook is required. br   br   br /span