Robert Half Finance & Accounting Staff Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

Our client is currently seeking a self-motivated professional accountant to join its Corporate Accounting – Real Estate team. This is an awesome opportunity to work in a collaborative work environment and develop in your career to fulfill your personal and professional goals!! Our client is located Downtown Chicago and offers competitive compensation and benefits packages! To apply to this Staff Accountant position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Staff Accountant". Position Summary: Responsibilities include general oversight of assigned processes within the Company monthly and quarterly close process. This includes preparation of journal entries, monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations as well as financial statement analytics across Company entities. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the enhancement of internal controls and participating in special projects that incorporate a wide range of accounting exposure. --Review fixed assets purchased by owned hotels to ensure appropriate categorization upon capitalization --Analyzing and posting of monthly and quarterly financial activity based on financial statements prepared by 3rd parties --Fielding and resolving inquiries from management and external auditors. --Contribute to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, including documentation of process areas and testing of key controls. --Preparation of quarterly external reporting schedules --Assist with the optimization of accounting procedures and special projects, as required. --Preparation of monthly journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and analytics over significant account balances. --Demonstrate a commitment to Company core values.

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: 01300-0008877136

Functional Role: Accountant - Staff

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60606

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: SOX - Sarbanes-Oxley