Kforce Staff Accountant in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Kforce is working with a client in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, IL to fill a Staff Accountant position.Summary:This position is a staff accountant position with a focus on compensation-related accounting. This position will be engaged in general ledger accounting (journal entries and account reconciliations), internal controls compliance, internal reporting and external reporting (annual reports, Form 5500), actuarial analyses, work flow/process development and systems development. The main objective of the position is to help the Controller ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial ledgers and financial statements and to ensure the accuracy of payroll data.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting

  • CPA certification, preferred

  • One to six years of progressive experience in general ledger accounting, month-end close

  • Intermediate level - Excel, Access and Word

  • Strong technical accounting skills and experience

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated success in project management

  • Ability to work with a team on various internal and external projects

  • Ability to exercise critical thinking and solve problems

  • Understands requirements for documentation and support of workpapers, calculations and reconciliations

  • Experience with the following systems preferred: NetSuite, Novatime, and Checkpoint

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years