Robert Half Finance & Accounting Sr. Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

To apply to this Senior Accountant position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Senior Accountant". DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares daily postings to the Accounting system of the sales activity, including cash in, sales taxes, credit card activity, customer deposits, etc. Information from the database is posted monthly to the general ledger.

  • Prepares manual entry for biweekly payroll entry to the general ledger.

  • Provides payroll support, reviewing timesheets and punch cards and entering data; researches and responds to employee questions.

  • Researches and gathers information for annual financial reports.

  • Assist in documentation of financial processes

  • Assist with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable when needed.

  • Prepares monthly accrual entries for payroll and other payables.

  • Reconciles the bank statement to the daily cash position and general ledger.

  • Generate periodic reports on cash flows as instructed.

  • Assist in preparation of monthly financials, including variance analysis.

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Help prepare and monitor analytical and key performance indicators.

  • Other tasks (including other accounting tasks) as assigned.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting is the world's leader in specialized financial staffing. We provide exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in more than 340 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities.

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Req ID: 01300-0008868000

Functional Role: Accountant - Sr.

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60611

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: General Ledger