job summary: $90K-$120K, PTO, Medical / Dental / Vision, 401K match, and Hybrid.Dynamic, fast paced, fun technology / software / technology services environment with growth opportunity and constant evolving challenges. The Role: Prepare journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations to facilitate the monthly accounting close;Records quarter-end and year-end closing journal entries;Research monthly variances of balance sheet accounts and explain variances between actual and forecasted balances;Prepare ad-hoc analysis around account balance differences along with proposed solution to resolve;Supports inter-company transactions and reconciliations; and ensures accuracy and compliance of financial statement schedules in accordance with GAAP location: Des Plaines, Illinois job type: Permanent salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year work hours: 9 to 5 education: Bachelor's degree experience: 5 Years responsibilities: Review, analyze and prepare journal entries for month end close related to general corporate accounting processesAnalyze large datasets and prepare accruals for various balance sheet accountsSupport inter-company transactions and reconciliationsAnalyze balance sheet variances and provide explanations for between actual and forecasted balances for income statement accountsPrepare detailed balance sheet account reconciliations, obtain support to verify accuracy of the financial numbers and resolve reconciling items timelyAssist in identifying potential process improvements, documenting new policies and procedures, and contributing to sound internal control developmentCoordinate across cross-functional departments within the company to aide in analysis, research, and adherence to GAAP accounting standards Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factorsAssist in ad hoc analysis and other projects, and works with the external auditors and prepare year-end financial reporting schedules in conjunction with the annual financial statement audit qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting.Preferred but not required Master's degree in Accounting5+ years of experience and strong accounting skills.Mixed experience in public accounting and industry is beneficial.Preferred but not required experience with fully-integrated ERP systems, such as Oracle, SAP, Netsuite, JDE. skills: Financial Statements, $0-50 million, $50-100 million, $100-250 million, $250-500 million, $500M-1 billion Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).