Walsh Construction

Staff Accountant

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2021-7065
Position Type
Experienced - Full-Time
Category
Accounting/Finance
Division
Service Group

Overview

Walsh is currently seeking a Staff Accountant for our Accounting Department in Chicago, IL.

The Staff Accountant assists with all activities related to day-to-day accounting, financial/cost analysis, account reconciliations, financial reporting, and other business support as needed. 

As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing.  Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex work
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility in career path & progression
  • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States

Responsibilities

  • Compile transactions and journal entries in a timely/accurate manner
  • Reconcile, adjust, and maintain balance sheet accounts such as prepaid expenses, accounts receivable, accrued expenses, accounts payable, and fixed assets
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports to Senior Management including analyzing the general ledger accounts; produce supporting schedules when requested
  • Complete monthly bank account reconciliations
  • Perform cost analyses and tracking
  • Perform various aspects of month-end close process such as reconciliation and analysis of general ledge accounts. Preparation and analysis of intercompany accounts, analyze and book fixed asset transactions including depreciation, purchases, proceeds from sales, and gain or loss on disposal. Analysis of cash balances required to pay intercompany transactions and refund intercompany loans.
  • Process and monitor various intercompany transactions. Reconcile millions of dollars' worth of monthly intercompany transactions ranging from payroll transfers, sale of materials, rentals, bulk fuel invoices, bulk IT invoices, and bulk Office Max invoices. After reconciling, accrue the proper entries for reimbursement and initiate repayment.
  • Research, analyze, and report financial information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Participate in the year-end audit with external auditors
  • Assist is various banking needs such as initiate wires, analyze and accrue bank fees and interest payments, analyze accounts to prevent overdraft, and ensure payroll accounts are funded properly on a weekly basis. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • 0 to 3 years of previous accounting experience

The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays
  • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Maternity Leave Policy
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

If you are hired, you will need to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status. The Walsh Group must comply with applicable COVID-19 Federal, State, Local and Owner vaccination requirements. If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location’s COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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