Senior Accountant

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Located in Glen Carbon, IL

Job Summary: Our client in Madison County is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their team. The Senior Accountant will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, and/or other financial activities.

  • Assist in the monthly close process with preparation of journal entries and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts including research as needed.
  • Monitor accruals for consistency and accuracy.
  • Review and perform analytics on companies.
  • Participate in the creation of the annual budget & quarterly revisions.
  • Analyze and communicate with operations management variances to plan performance.
  • Responsible for property and fuel tax analysis and preparation of associated tax returns.
  • Claims and Accounts Receivable
  • Update quarterly compliance schedules for Corporate on a timely basis.
  • Help prepare work papers for yearend.
  • Work with the auditors and others within the department to get information as needed.
  • Supervise clerical staff employees with inputs into payable, receivable and payroll systems.
  • Assist Controller and Assistant Controller with special projects as needed.

Location: Madison County, IL
Position type: Full Time, Direct Hire
Pay: Up to $65,000/yr, BOE (potential earning bonus: 2,000-7,000)
Client Benefits: Medical/Dental/ Life Insurance & 401k

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess the following skills: Accountability, Accuracy, Analytical Skills, Business Acumen, Deductive Reasoning, Detail Oriented, Financial Aptitude, Honesty / Integrity, Organized, Problem Solving, Responsible, Time Management, Working Under Pressure. CPA is not necessary.

How To Apply: Through the link below, submit a completed application to the Edwardsville location. Call 618-288-8011 or email with any questions or inquiries!

About Express Employment Professionals: Express was founded in 1983 and began franchising in 1985. A privately held company, Express has more than 800 office locations in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. Express Employment Professionals provides employment solutions to job seekers in need of a job that matches their skills and schedule. There are many advantages by choosing Express. One application makes you eligible for multiple positions with top companies, and there are no fees for job seekers.  

Express Office: Edwardsville
20 Junction Drive West
Glen Carbon, IL 62034