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Paylocity: Staff accountant


This is a Contract position in Schaumburg, IL posted June 2, 2020.

Job Description The Staff Corporate Accounting will report to the Corporate Accounting Manager and will be a key member the team.

Key responsibilities include posting journal entries and preparing monthly balance sheet account analyses.

This position may also assist the accounting team in other month end activities and special projects as needed.

This is a role where the individual will be expected to work independently at times as well as ensure open communication with the team for accurate and timely month-end reporting.

What you’ll do:
• Prepare journal entries and balance sheet analysis with reconciliation to the general ledger on monthly and quarterly basis
• Conduct independent review of some journal entries and account analyses
• Responsible for accounting areas such as payroll, revenue, cash and prepaid transactions
• Responsible for supporting topics such as revenue recognition and billing operations.

• Special projects as necessary involving accounting, analysis, reporting or operating aspects of the company
• Ensure processes are executed in a timely and accurate manner including the monthly close account analysis
• Ensure compliance with internal controls
• Other accounting duties as assigned What you bring:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA or progress towards CPA a plus
• 1-2 years of experience in accounting-related work (large corporation or public accounting experience a plus)
• Previous work experience in general accounting duties, account reconciliations, and general ledger
• Intermediate to advanced level experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
• Ability to take ownership of assignments and be self-motivated
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure of time constraints
• Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have the ability to prioritize work and be able to work accurately with numbers SH In response to COVID-19 & Paylocity’s commitment to keeping our employees safe, our Accounting Team is currently working remotely.

You will onboard and receive training remotely.

In the future, this role will be required to work onsite, as outlined by the department, once local government orders indicate that it is possible in addition to when Paylocity determines it is safe to do so.