Robert Half Accountemps Junior Accountant in Arlington Heights, Illinois

A mid-sized client of Accountemps in the Arlington Heights area is seeking an entry-level entry level Accountant with a positive attitude and strong work ethic to join their expanding team. The entry level Accountant will report directly to the Senior Accountant and the Controller and will be responsible for day-to-day accounting functions. The ideal entry level Accountant will have some accounting or finance based internship experience, a strong GPA, and great interpersonal skills. The primary duties of the position are listed below: •Analyze and maintain General Ledger accounts •Prepare support for reimbursable expense billings •Prepare cost allocations for multi-phase projects •Prepare monthly accruals •Analyze variances to budget •Reconcile bank and company accounts •Assist in other areas of accounting and special projects as required

•BS in Accounting or finance •Excellent accounting and financial skills •Some internship experience preferred •Excellent oral and written communication skills •Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and contribute productively in a team environment •Excellent technology skills (Excel, etc.) are required

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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