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Staff Accountant

Scholarships.com
430 Park Ave Highland Park IL 60035

If you want be part of a great team, make a difference in college student’s lives and have fun doing it, send us your resume and cover letter today! You will have the opportunity to learn and grow while maintaining the life/work balance you desire. Scholarships.com is hiring a staff accountant to help keep all of the I’s dotted, t’s crossed and sheets balanced. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a standard work week with no weekends required.

Position Details

As a staff accountant at Scholarships.com, you will enter data into and update our accounting systems on a daily basis as well as journalize all necessary transactions and verify general ledger is in balance. You will also prepare and post entries to reconcile all payable and receivable items as well as investigate and clear suspense items.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two-year degree in accounting or two years of accounting experience in a financial institution is required
  • Proficient in standard office equipment and PC/Windows software with the ability to learn new software programs as required
  • Strong interpersonal skills (oral and written communications), active listening, attitude, deportment
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment

What You Will Be Doing

  • Prepare all bank reconciliations prior to the month-end close; research and resolve discrepancies
  • Assist in month-end close and financial statement preparation as needed
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger for various accounts as assigned
  • Perform all aspects of the accounts payable and accounts receivable function; research and resolve discrepancies
  • Review and analyze financial data. Periodically generate reports as required/requested by management
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned

Core Competencies

  • Exceptional writing skills; creative, original, contemporary communicator and overall model employee
  • Outstanding client service and communication skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines in fast-paced environment
  • Ablity to organize and manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment

Please submit your current resume and cover letter detailing your desire and qualification for the position, as well as any other special attributes you wish to share. All applicants will be kept confidential. We appreciate all interest but we can only contact those applicants with whom we wish to proceed further.

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Last Reviewed: November 2019