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Staff Accountant

Second Life Mac Skokie, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Position location is Skokie, IL (Greater Chicago Area). Candidates must be located in this area as the position does not offer relocation assistance/reimbursement.

Our Company: Our company is rapidly growing, and we need the right person to join and help bring us to the next level. We are looking for a someone who can come in and hit the ground running.

We are looking for someone to join the team who fits our core values before anything! Our core values aren't simply put on a piece of paper; our company thrives, hires, fires and promotes based on them.

What are they? Do whatever it takes. Have positive energy. Take action.

These may have different meanings to each person, but they all resonate the same characteristics and morals of the type of person we choose to have on our team. We are an extremely close team, and the fit is critical to us. You must be someone who is able to communicate respectfully at all levels, think outside of the box, drive positivity and thrive in a rapid growth environment by doing whatever it takes to get the job done.

Summary:

The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization's assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities. 

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
  • Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
  • Manages the purchasing and invoicing system.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ability to correctly prepare tax reports.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field, required.
  • At least three years of related experience required.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field, required.
  • At least three years of related experience required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Second Life Mac

Address

Skokie, IL
USA