Staff Accountant 

Job No. 39374
Country United States
City Elk Grove Village - Illinois United States
Salary $15
Language English
Job Description

Japanese manufacturing company is looking for staff Accountant in Elk Grove Village ,IL.

Position Summary:

Provide ongoing support in the Accounting Department to ensure select Accounting systems are supported and maintained.    

Essential Functions:

  • Process Accounts Payable coding and entry / daily
  • Resolve Accounts Payable issues including written or verbal communication with vendors and others / daily
  • Process Check runs / 2-3 per week
  • Process Cash receipts / 1-2 times per week
  • Process Journal entries as needed
  • Process Accounts Receivable statements as needed
  • Process International purchases and demand note verification / weekly
  • Process International payments / weekly
  • Analyze expenses / monthly
  • Reconcile petty cash / no less than monthly or as needed
  • Process debits and credits / weekly
  • Reconcile bank statements / monthly
  • Process Inventory adjustments / as needed
  • Process Freight claims / as needed
  • Back-up on daily mail distribution
  • Daily interaction with co-workers, management, and others

Supplemental Functions:

  • Participate in external audit detail / 2 times per year
  • Prepare related spreadsheets and projects for external audits / 2 times per year
  • Prepare or assist with P&L reconciliation / as needed
  • Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliation / as needed
  • Reconcile inventory discrepancies / as needed
  • Review Accounts Payable records, investigate and resolve old issues / quarterly
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned by Accounting Manager and Controller / as needed

General Qualifications:

  • BS in Accounting
  • Ability to communicate (orally and in writing) in a professional and concise manner when dealing with employees, customers, vendors and Company contacts
  • Related work experience in Accounting
  • Knowledge of accepted Accounting rules and practices
  • Competent computer skills required to perform the essential functions of the position, including proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and ability to become proficient in company information system
  • Possess technical skills in account reconciliation, cost analysis and month-end close responsibilities, etc.
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment

Competencies:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Organized
  • Planning and organization; ability to plan and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to prioritize and meet work deadlines
  • Attention to detail / accuracy
  • Ability to independently research, analyze, and resolve problems
  • Maintain a professional and positive attitude (whether working alone or with a team/group)
  • Maintain an Excellent work ethic (includes attendance, dependability)

Physical Qualifications:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to do detailed work using arms, hands and fingers to manipulate the required office equipment (desktop or laptop computer, and other office machines or equipment)
  • The employee intermittently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend and reach throughout the day
  • Good eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity is needed
  • Specific vision abilities include close and far vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Specific hearing abilities include the ability to hear participants in daily telephone and/or conference calls, as well as daily interaction with co-workers
  • Specific speaking abilities include the ability to respond in daily telephone and/or conference calls, as well as daily interaction with co-workers
  • Ability to spend 80% of time sitting, speaking, listening
  • Ability to spend 30% of time standing, walking, bending, crouching, kneeling, feeling, fingering, grasping
  • Ability to spend 10% of time reaching with hands and arms, climbing, lifting, pushing
  • Ability to spend 80% of time looking at computer or CRT
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
Term Temp
Visa No
Benefit Package Health Ins,Dental Ins,Vision Ins,Life Ins,401k
Required Experience Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Required Education Not Specified
Contact Mari Tanaka: 8472619191



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