Staff Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description


  • Diverse business model ready for growth, further responsibilities and progression planned

  • National entity - stable, recession proof industry with rising stock value and profits


  • Game tables, tech company culture. Daycare and restaurants on site at Corporate building center. Also a lounge in basement with a firewall, shuffleboard, big TV's.

  • Growing, even during recession no layoffs, barely affected.

  • Relaxed hours, once in work environment will be in office likely 3,4, or 5 days after IL reaches Phase 5 post Covid (8 or 9 a.m. start, not a lot of need for O-T) get your 40 hours in 9-5 or 8-4 - train remotely

  • PTO is generous, can amount to 15-20 days (2 weeks' vacation, 1 week personal and 1 week sick time annually) plus bonus potential in role, historically paying out at plan


  • Support and participate in the monthly financial statement close process ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely

  • Manage accounting components of the lease portfolio in accordance with US GAAP and ASC 842, including new leases, extensions, amendments or terminations through the use of lease administration

  • Assist with set-up of all new leases and validation of lease data and attributes using Costar lease accounting software

  • Record monthly lease journal entries and complete account reconciliations

  • Prepare consolidated lease disclosures for annual financial statements and related audit support

  • Run Standard Monthly Reports for Financial Reporting Purposes

  • Analyze and review financial statements and variances including analysis of current actual results to prior period actual results/plan/forecast for use in internal and external reporting

  • Consult and liaise with operating unit personnel on accounting issues

  • Prepare, review and analyze various account reconciliations for company and/or designated functional area of responsibility and immediately address reconciling items. This includes primarily Balance Sheet accounts and bank reconciliations

  • Input monthly Journal Entries

  • Assists in the accounting, analysis and budgeting of various accounts in coordination with FP&A

  • Interact with internal and external auditors, Controllers Group and various Departments as required to accomplish goals

  • Assist, as needed, in special projects

  • Year-end and quarterly/year end assistance with auditor requests

  • Ad hoc analysis and information requests

Additional focus:

  • Accurate and timely monitoring of accounting systems

  • Use of analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Proactively notify Principal, Manager or Director of any accounting/reporting issues or concerns

  • Seek guidance on unusual transaction or events

  • Work output has considerable impact on the work of other financial functions, reporting and decision making processes. Impact on earnings focuses on appropriate utilization / development of resources

  • Work with various parties, both within the Controllers Group as well as other areas of the company, to accomplish goals, resolve issues and enhance and improve processes Contact with others requires tact and persuasiveness

  • Work is varied and somewhat difficult in nature, requires good exercise of judgment, initiative, and ingenuity to select the most appropriate course of action

  • May participate in planning processes at project and departmental level

Desired experience:

  • BS in Accounting with 1-5 years' experience in accounting

  • Working towards CPA a plus

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Previous experience in Lease Accounting along with the adaptation/application of ASC 842 desired

  • Strong Intermediate Excel skills required #CFS2021

Job Requirements