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Staff Accountant

Company: Creative Financial Staffing LLC
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

General Accountant and Payroll Specialist - Growing Company, Great Benefits!!!

About the Company and Opportunity:
--- Our client is a fun, positive and growing technology company in the Northern suburbs. They are currently hiring for a General Accountant/Payroll Specialist.
--- This is a new position due to growth and expanding. This is an exciting time for this growing privately owned company.
--- They offer excellent benefits, including: medical, dental, and vision, 401k matched, work/life balance, and positive environment
--- They believe in mentoring and taking care of their people.
--- Some of the employee reviews, include things like:
o "Excellent culture, with a really supportive environment. Leadership is very transparent about growth and direction of the company and makes you feel valued and involved."
o "Good people, fun culture, good benefits, growing company"
o "There are a lot of outings. Food in the kitchen, drinks of all types and a pool table. The atmosphere is wonderful for the most part"
o "The product could sell itself, the culture is the added bonus! If you want to be a part of a company that is continually growing, you're involved in ideas, solving challenges, and celebrating the successes, this is it. Employees don't work "for" the founders, we work along side the founders. I've been here about 3 1/2 years and have seen the explosion of goodness, not only in the people, but in the advancement of the software. I'm proud to be apart of this story."

Overview of the General Accountant and Payroll Specialist role:
--- General Ledger and monthly financial statement preparation
--- Monitor the general ledger for accuracy of entries
--- Identify and suggest solutions for automation and process improvement for greater accuracy, financial control, and efficiency
--- Ability to record contract revenue properly with accordance of GAAP rules
--- Assist in timely month-end close
--- Bank reconciliations
--- Fixed asset management and depreciation scheduling
--- Reports tax filings in multiple states
--- Annual state reports and business license renewals
--- Process the semi-monthly and bi-weekly payroll
--- Telecommunication division regulatory fee analysis
--- Record payroll transactions into the general ledger and analyze information with relevant departmental detail
--- Review all accounting processes for proper internal controls
--- Research and resolve discrepancies in financial statements.

Preferred Qualifications for the General Accountant and Payroll Specialist:
--- Bachelor's Degree in accounting
--- 2 years of experience in Accounting, Payroll or Bookkeeper.
--- Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
--- Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles and practices as well as proficiency on good corporate internal controls
--- Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint a must
--- Knowledge of Salesforce CRM system and report building a plus
--- Knowledge of the NetSuite ERP platform is a plus

Keywords: Creative Financial Staffing LLC, Arlington Heights , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Deerfield, Illinois

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