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Senior Accountant in Deerfield, IL at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Deerfield, IL
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/25/2018

Job Description

Job #:  816734

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Job Summary:

Responsible for maintaining general ledger accounts and performing other accounting related activities.

Prepares necessary information for financial and/or management reporting. Performs complex analysis of financial and management reports to identifying trends and variances.

May perform advanced level accounting tasks.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Applies principles of accounting to analyze complex financial information and prepare financial reports.

Adheres to and communicates accounting and auditing policies and procedures.

Analyzes accounts, records, and reports. Investigates and resolves any accounting issues within area of responsibility.

Maintains general ledger accounts.

Monitors accounts payables and receivables.

Performs period-end financial close responsibilities.

Prepares data for financial statements, data for quarterly and annual regulatory filings using applicable systems.

Duties may include preparing journal entries and coding invoices/vouchers.

Performs complex reconciliations for area supported and analyzes resulting variances.

Proposes and prepares any adjusting entries necessary resulting from reconciliations.

Researches complex questions and investigates variances on the financial statements.

Communicates findings to management.

Recommends and reviews proposed process improvements.

Explores the modification and implementation of changes in systems and procedures.

Prepares complex reports in support of internal and external audits.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors Degree and at least 2 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 5 years of experience in an analytical role in accounting, finance, business management or auditing.

At least 2 years of experience with applicable accounting regulations.

Experience providing customer service to internal and external customers, including meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.Advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using AVERAGE function, merging and centering cells, printing centered page and/or creating a pivot table).

Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).

Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Access (for example: designing and creating simple queries, modifying data types, adding dates, working with required fields and/or creating labels).Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes.

Preferred Qualifications Masters Degree in Accounting or MBA.CPA designation. Experience with project management (for example: planning, organizing, and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.