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Staff Accountant

AtWork Group Bolingbrook Full-Time
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The AtWork Search Group is currently seeking to fill a Staff Accountant (Sr.) role in Bolingbrook, Illinois! The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of direct experience in Accounting and/or Finance with a minimum of 5 years of recent experience as a Controller with responsibility for accounts, budgeting, cost accounting, credit & collections, and finance. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain financial and cost accounting processes and controls. Analyze existing procedures/policies and make recommendations/decisions to change.
  • Develop and adjust standardized costs for labor, materials and overhead.
  • Analyze actual labor, material, and overhead cost against standard/budget. Research and explain variances. Report this information monthly or as needed.
  • Support the CEO and President by performing ad hoc cost analysis to support the operations.
  • Proactively assist or lead in developing projects to identify opportunities for cost savings and profit enhancement throughout the organization.
  • Track and analyze capital expenditure. Research and explain variances. Report this information monthly or as needed
  • Provide accounting related advice and counsel to internal employees. Lead cross functional teams for accounting related projects.
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts.
  • Report on group actuals vs. budgets/forecasts.
  • Provide work direction/support to accounting personnel as required.
  • Ensure the compliance of tax, legal and Standard Operations Procedures.
  • Additional responsibilities per management.

Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 7-10 years of direct experience in Accounting and/or Finance
  • A minimum of 5 years of recent experience as a Controller with responsibility for accounts, budgeting, cost accounting, credit and collections, and finance
  • Exhibition and Tradeshow or related experience is preferred
  • High level of proficiency using ComputerEase and ADP
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel required, including strong Excel skills (v-lookup, pivot tables, complex formulas, advanced charting)
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, train, and develop staff both from a technical perspective as well as in professional skills
  • Ability to promote and implement a culture of high achievement and continuous improvement through goal setting and measurement.
  • Team player with a positive attitude, good sense of humor, and a desire to learn and grow with the Company.
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, clients, and others in a courteous and professional manner.

Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation

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