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Job ID STAFF026427 Date posted 11/15/2023 Location Schiller Park , Illinois Position Type Full Time

Position Overview

The Staff Accountant is responsible for completion and maintenance of selected general ledger balance sheet accounts, which includes accurately recording monthly transactions, analyzing data, and reconciling general ledger accounts. They will also assist with fixed asset processing along with researching and addressing P&L related questions from field locations and/or the FPA department to ensure accuracy in accounting data. This role will report into the Manager or Supervisor of Accounting.

Key Job Responsibilities

Month End Close

  • Complete journal entries in Oracle Cloud or Microsoft Dynamics AX for all areas assigned in the month end close process within due dates.
  • Analyze results for all areas assigned to identify issues and contribute to a timely and appropriate resolution.
  • Assist with the P&L question mailbox by responding to requests from field operations and/or FPA department timely and resolve accounting issues that arise with a high service level.

Account Analysis

  • Research and analyze line of business income statement and general ledger accounts per requests from FPA department and management.
  • Correct problems such as miscoding or improperly booked entries.
  • Actively work with the shared-services teams to identify reporting improvement.

Account Reconciliations

  • Complete monthly account reconciliations for a portion of the balance sheet chart of accounts as assigned in a timely and accurate manner.

Fixed Assets

  • Assist with fixed asset processing including additions and retirements.
  • Work with the inventory control team to solve field requests related to fixed assets.
  • Prepare fixed asset reconciliations and journal entries as needed.

Accounting Support

  • Perform other duties as assigned from the General Accounting Department.
  • Actively participate in special projects as assigned.
  • May assist with processing and communication regarding Sales commission requests as assigned.
  • May assist with database updates and manual hotel commission payments as assigned.
  • May assist with Hargrove business as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of BS/BA in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Must have a minimum of 1-2 years of accounting experience.
  • ERP accounting software experience, Microsoft Dynamics AX and Oracle a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and concern for quality
  • Ability to complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner


  • Attention to detail
  • High concern for accuracy and quality
  • Clear, open and timely communication
  • Teamwork


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