Staff Accountant

Northbrook, IL

Summary:

Hilco Valuation Services, LLC specializes in appraising assets and assessing the market value of real estate, inventory, machinery and equipment, intellectual property and full enterprises for manufacturing, wholesale/distribution and retail companies.

We are currently searching for a Staff Accountant.  This role will report to the CFO of Hilco Valuation Services and will assist with the month-end closing process, cash management, account analysis and provide troubleshooting, support and backup to the accounts receivable/payable administrators including additional A/R and A/P administration as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • General ledger analysis and reconciliation
  • Monthly closing activities as well as various monthly & quarterly reporting schedules
  • Assist with financial statement preparation
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget & mid-year forecast
  • Provide cash management support
  • Assist with annual financial audit
  • Troubleshoot, support & backup A/R and A/P administrators
  • Various other projects as needed
  • Additional A/R and A/P administration as needed

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years in an accounting/finance role; accounting degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Proven experience to troubleshoot and support A/R and A/P functions
  • Willingness to learn and a high level of energy to see projects through to completion
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Able to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Experience with various accounting software and databases are a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

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