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Accountant

Company: Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC
Location: Elgin
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose: Heritage Crystal Clean is seeking a contribution minded Accountant to join our Accounting Team. Now is an exciting time to join us and become an integral part of the team that is responsible for cash and fixed assets.The Accountant is primarily responsible for reconciling Cash and Fixed Assets accounting, accountable for recording the cost of newly acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, and recording depreciation.This highly visible position will create value for the business by providing accurate, timely accounting and analytical services to all business partners enabling them to make better business decisions. The knowledge and experience provided by this position create an excellent platform for continued career growth.Essential Duties:

  • CASH ACCOUNTING
    • Prepare Daily entries into the cash book
    • Reconcile Cash Accounts
    • Prepare Journal entries
      • FIXED ASSETS ACCOUNTING
        • Take the lead role in ensuring all Fixed Asset transactions are properly recorded in the general ledger
        • Prepare assigned journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations monthly
        • Properly account for projects in process assets by ensuring costs are capitalized when appropriate
        • Set up, transfer or retire assets on an accurate and timely basis
        • Partner with other functions (e.g. Engineering, Transportation, IT, etc.) to reconcile spending on large capital projects
        • Take ownership of the Capital Assets Policy by updating the policy with new or revised content
          • OTHER DUTIES
          • Assist with internal and external audits by preparing audit schedules and ensuring appropriate documentation is provided and controls have been performed and documented
          • Other duties and special projects, as assignedPosition Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Core Competencies
            • Capability to conform to established schedules and deadlines
            • Ability to read and comprehend detailed financial statements
            • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
            • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills.
            • Present a positive image of Heritage-Crystal Clean to fellow employees, external contacts, the general public Work Experience
              • 2 -3 years of work experience in Accounting/Finance, preferably with exposure to fixed asset processes and systems Education, Certificates, Licenses, or Designations
                • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related fieldSpecific Skills
                  • Strong foundation in US GAAP accounting
                  • Great Plains experience a plus
                  • Cost management experience a strong plus
                  • Experience with Fixed Assets accounting a plus
                  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
                  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Access a plus
                  • Intermediate knowledge of other Microsoft Office applicationsWork Environment: While performing essential duties of this position an individual regularly works indoors and may be required to sit for long periods. Individual will be required to regularly talk, hear, see, and often reach with hands, stand, walk, use a computer keyboard, mouse, telephone, and other office equipment. Noise level of the environment is generally quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.Benefits
                    • Medical and Dental
                    • 401K
                    • Competitive salary
                    • Paid time off
                    • Short-term disability
                    • Life and accident insurance
                    • Advancement opportunities
                    • Employee Stock Purchase PlanRequirements:All applicants must pass the company paid substance abuse screening.Heritage Crystal Clean LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
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Keywords: Heritage-Crystal Clean, LLC, Elgin , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Elgin, Illinois

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