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Staff Accountant (Transportation)

Robert Half South Holland ,IL
  • Expired: June 04, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

June 2, 2020

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Accountemps is looking for a an accountant to assist a trucking/transportation company in South Holland. Job responsibilities include:

-Maintain and update accounting records and files
-Analyze budgets and create expense reports
-Examine tax policies and handle tax payments and returns
-Meet with clients to discuss confidential accounting issues
-Post transactions and categorize records in the general ledger (e.g. by assets, liabilities and expenses)
-Reconcile bank statements
-Analyze transactions with internal and external stakeholders
-Conduct month-end and year-end closures
-Prepare documents for audits
-Advise clients on financial issues via email or phone
-Apply new accounting policies and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
-Report to the Accounting Manager and work to improve financial processes

Job Requirements:

-Similar experience as a Staff Accountant or relevant role in accounting
-Excellent use of Microsoft Office Word and Excel; very good with spreadsheets
-Knowledge of an accounting information system is a plus
-Good math skills
-Attention to detail
-Strong organizational and communication skills
-Confidentiality and integrity
-Degree in Accounting; MSc is a plus

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Robert Half


South Holland, IL