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      • Champaign, Illinois
      • Permanent
      • $85,000 - $100,000 per year
      • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      Assistant Controller in our Champaign, IL office that is responsible for managing the accounting function, including ensuring the accuracy of reporting the financials. The Assistant Controller's specific responsibilities include month-end close, ensuring compliance with GAAP and STAT requirements, managing accounts receivable and payable, working to reconcile balance sheet accounts and accounting inaccuracies and imbalances, implementing accounting processes and internal controls, managing relationships with external accountants and auditors, tax compliance.Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Close monthly financial records in a timely and accurate manner.Review financial data and trends for accuracy and reasonableness and investigate data discrepancies.Ensure accounting records are maintained in accordance with GAAP and all statutory requirements.Maintain accounting controls policies established by the Company to ensure data accuracy.Coordinate and drive improvements to the month-end close process to ensure timeliness and scalability as the company grows.Review balance sheet account reconciliations for all companies, ensuring consistent accounting across all entities in accordance with US GAAP and STAT.Prepare journal entries and analysis.Participate in the annual audit process, including maintaining schedules and coordinating audit requests with staff.Interpret and prepare various data for entry into ERP system.Assist in building more robust and automated reporting. Work collaboratively with the team and other departments to identify and implement improvements with emphasis on internal control weaknesses and inefficiencies.Work with IT on system implementations and upgrades.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:6+ years of progressive accounting experience; ideally with a blend of public accounting and private company exposure.Technical accounting, consolidation and reporting skills.Experience managing a team Experience improving processes, implementing controls and managing change.Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.Superior Excel skillsAccounting system experienceAbility to work overtime as business demands requiredPrior experience in an insurance environment preferredStrong knowledge of GAAP & STATExcellent verbal and written skillsSystems implementation experience a plusDBA experience a plusEducation:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:B.S. in AccountingCPA preferred send resumes to cindysomers@spherion.com or call 217-359-4488 for more informationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Assistant Controller in our Champaign, IL office that is responsible for managing the accounting function, including ensuring the accuracy of reporting the financials. The Assistant Controller's specific responsibilities include month-end close, ensuring compliance with GAAP and STAT requirements, managing accounts receivable and payable, working to reconcile balance sheet accounts and accounting inaccuracies and imbalances, implementing accounting processes and internal controls, managing relationships with external accountants and auditors, tax compliance.Responsibilities:ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Close monthly financial records in a timely and accurate manner.Review financial data and trends for accuracy and reasonableness and investigate data discrepancies.Ensure accounting records are maintained in accordance with GAAP and all statutory requirements.Maintain accounting controls policies established by the Company to ensure data accuracy.Coordinate and drive improvements to the month-end close process to ensure timeliness and scalability as the company grows.Review balance sheet account reconciliations for all companies, ensuring consistent accounting across all entities in accordance with US GAAP and STAT.Prepare journal entries and analysis.Participate in the annual audit process, including maintaining schedules and coordinating audit requests with staff.Interpret and prepare various data for entry into ERP system.Assist in building more robust and automated reporting. Work collaboratively with the team and other departments to identify and implement improvements with emphasis on internal control weaknesses and inefficiencies.Work with IT on system implementations and upgrades.Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:QUALIFICATIONS AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:6+ years of progressive accounting experience; ideally with a blend of public accounting and private company exposure.Technical accounting, consolidation and reporting skills.Experience managing a team Experience improving processes, implementing controls and managing change.Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.Superior Excel skillsAccounting system experienceAbility to work overtime as business demands requiredPrior experience in an insurance environment preferredStrong knowledge of GAAP & STATExcellent verbal and written skillsSystems implementation experience a plusDBA experience a plusEducation:BachelorsExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:B.S. in AccountingCPA preferred send resumes to cindysomers@spherion.com or call 217-359-4488 for more informationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Champaign, Illinois
      • Temporary
      • $13.00 - $15.00 per hour
      • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
      Experienced individual needed to monitor and and oversee the financial aspects of of a local church and contractual agreements with regard to the day-to-day business operationsResponsibilities:-Prepare payments; working with vendors, staff, members, etc as requested and approved-Reconcile bank account (s) on a timely basis-Review vendor contracts and make recommendation to Consistory for approval-Prepare payroll and related payroll taxes-Use Church Windows for financial transactions-Provide monthly financial reports to Consistory-Track expenditures and create budget analysis as needed for strategic planning purposes-Monitor investments and farm accounts, provide reports as needed, and make recommendations to financial committee-Manage all financial records-Manage lease agreements for the parsonage-Maintain property inventory records-Make recommendations for updates/revisions to business processes, procedures, and policies-Attend staff regular staff meetings-Communicate with co-workers, visitors, vendors, and congregation in a professional manner-Participate as needed on Finance Comittee and/or Memorials Committee-Other related duties as assignedWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMSkills:Ability to work independently and as part of a teamAct in a professional manner at all timesRespect confidential informationMust have good data entry and typing skillsNeeds to be detail oriented and take initiativeAble to multitiask and be organizedKnowledge and/or experience with Church Windows (preferred)Understanding of business processes and proceduresEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Experience with bookkeeping, accounting or related fieldPayroll experienceMust be able to pass a background checkMust be available to work part-time. Shift Options: 9:00-1:00pm or 10:00am-2:00pm Go to www.spherion.com/apply/75102 to register and complete an online applicationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Experienced individual needed to monitor and and oversee the financial aspects of of a local church and contractual agreements with regard to the day-to-day business operationsResponsibilities:-Prepare payments; working with vendors, staff, members, etc as requested and approved-Reconcile bank account (s) on a timely basis-Review vendor contracts and make recommendation to Consistory for approval-Prepare payroll and related payroll taxes-Use Church Windows for financial transactions-Provide monthly financial reports to Consistory-Track expenditures and create budget analysis as needed for strategic planning purposes-Monitor investments and farm accounts, provide reports as needed, and make recommendations to financial committee-Manage all financial records-Manage lease agreements for the parsonage-Maintain property inventory records-Make recommendations for updates/revisions to business processes, procedures, and policies-Attend staff regular staff meetings-Communicate with co-workers, visitors, vendors, and congregation in a professional manner-Participate as needed on Finance Comittee and/or Memorials Committee-Other related duties as assignedWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMSkills:Ability to work independently and as part of a teamAct in a professional manner at all timesRespect confidential informationMust have good data entry and typing skillsNeeds to be detail oriented and take initiativeAble to multitiask and be organizedKnowledge and/or experience with Church Windows (preferred)Understanding of business processes and proceduresEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Experience with bookkeeping, accounting or related fieldPayroll experienceMust be able to pass a background checkMust be available to work part-time. Shift Options: 9:00-1:00pm or 10:00am-2:00pm Go to www.spherion.com/apply/75102 to register and complete an online applicationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Rockford, Illinois
      • Permanent
      • $35,000 - $50,000 per year
      • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      Spherion Staffing & Recruiting is partnered with a great Tax and Accounting Service right here in Rockford that's looking to add a Tax Preparation Associate to their full-time, internal team. Are you an individual who wants a career opportunity in the tax industry? Would you like to work for a company that will teach you everything there is to know about the industry while working for a well-respected company? If so, keep reading! The Tax Preparation Associate will partner with fellow team members by submitting tax forms on behalf of their clients to accurately pay appropriate amounts and maximize their client returns. * Minimum of 3-5 years of Tax Preparation experience * The company will provide Bookkeeping and software training for career-minded tax associates! * The company will offer a salary range based on experience, various commission and bonus programs outlined during the interview process. * Will be assigned a number of client accounts after training has been completed* Will be assigned and commissioned a large number of returns from the "current" client database* GREAT BONUS POTENTIAL!Responsibilities:* Will work with the office team to greet clients, pull files or create files* Help schedule appointments* Collect data and information from prospective clients and returning clients* Compute taxes owed by following tax codes* Uncover potential deductions and credits* Help taxpayers by using their federal, state and local codes and see to it that clients receive the maximum benefits permitted under the law of government* Ensure clients do not pay unnecessary taxes* Advise against potential tax liabilities* Review financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures* Interview clients to get a thorough picture of their financial situation* Calculate and invoice for form preparation fees* Resolve client complaints* Recommend additional products and services* Prepare tax returns using electronic filing software* Ensure that a copy of the completed return is provided to the clientWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:* Great communication and phone skills* Great customer service skills* Can demonstrate both time and stress management skills* Excellent organizational skills and workload prioritization* A background check is required* A drug test is required* Possess good typing, data entry, internet and email computer skills. These positions offer the opportunity to work with a solid team of professionals who hole a high regard for teamwork and maintaining a positive work experience for everyone.Education:High SchoolExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:* 3-5 years of tax preparation experience* Able to work 40-hours per week in a 5-day work week* Able to work overtime when needed - especially during tax season to maximize company revenue potential and commissions. * Some screening requiredThis position offers a great opportunity to work with a solid team of professionals who hold a high regard for teamwork and maintaining a positive work experience for everyone!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Spherion Staffing & Recruiting is partnered with a great Tax and Accounting Service right here in Rockford that's looking to add a Tax Preparation Associate to their full-time, internal team. Are you an individual who wants a career opportunity in the tax industry? Would you like to work for a company that will teach you everything there is to know about the industry while working for a well-respected company? If so, keep reading! The Tax Preparation Associate will partner with fellow team members by submitting tax forms on behalf of their clients to accurately pay appropriate amounts and maximize their client returns. * Minimum of 3-5 years of Tax Preparation experience * The company will provide Bookkeeping and software training for career-minded tax associates! * The company will offer a salary range based on experience, various commission and bonus programs outlined during the interview process. * Will be assigned a number of client accounts after training has been completed* Will be assigned and commissioned a large number of returns from the "current" client database* GREAT BONUS POTENTIAL!Responsibilities:* Will work with the office team to greet clients, pull files or create files* Help schedule appointments* Collect data and information from prospective clients and returning clients* Compute taxes owed by following tax codes* Uncover potential deductions and credits* Help taxpayers by using their federal, state and local codes and see to it that clients receive the maximum benefits permitted under the law of government* Ensure clients do not pay unnecessary taxes* Advise against potential tax liabilities* Review financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures* Interview clients to get a thorough picture of their financial situation* Calculate and invoice for form preparation fees* Resolve client complaints* Recommend additional products and services* Prepare tax returns using electronic filing software* Ensure that a copy of the completed return is provided to the clientWorking hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:* Great communication and phone skills* Great customer service skills* Can demonstrate both time and stress management skills* Excellent organizational skills and workload prioritization* A background check is required* A drug test is required* Possess good typing, data entry, internet and email computer skills. These positions offer the opportunity to work with a solid team of professionals who hole a high regard for teamwork and maintaining a positive work experience for everyone.Education:High SchoolExperience:4-7 yearsQualifications:* 3-5 years of tax preparation experience* Able to work 40-hours per week in a 5-day work week* Able to work overtime when needed - especially during tax season to maximize company revenue potential and commissions. * Some screening requiredThis position offers a great opportunity to work with a solid team of professionals who hold a high regard for teamwork and maintaining a positive work experience for everyone!Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Urbana, Illinois
      • Permanent
      • $45,000 - $55,000 per year
      • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
      Position: As a key member of the Administrative Team, the Bidding Clerk will report to the HR Manager. He/She will have the primary day-to-day responsibility of supporting the Contracts Division, Accounting and Human Resources Division.Responsibilities:Responsibilities: ? Preparation of bid form documents and completion of the bidding process from bidding notification to bid delivery and notification of bid tabulation results ? Procore data entry of bidding documents; including distribution of addenda, Pre-Bid notifications, vendor proposals, plans and specifications ? Support with various accounting office functions for Contracts Administration ? Plan Room Organization/Maintenance ? Printing and Ordering Supplies for the OCE PrinterWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:Other Skills & Abilities: - PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Timberline and Excel and Procore is preferred.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Qualifications and Requirements: ? 1-2 years office experience in Accounting, Administration, or Construction Management ? Industry experience is preferred ? College degree is preferred send resumes to cindysomers@spherion.com or call 217-359-4488 for more informationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Position: As a key member of the Administrative Team, the Bidding Clerk will report to the HR Manager. He/She will have the primary day-to-day responsibility of supporting the Contracts Division, Accounting and Human Resources Division.Responsibilities:Responsibilities: ? Preparation of bid form documents and completion of the bidding process from bidding notification to bid delivery and notification of bid tabulation results ? Procore data entry of bidding documents; including distribution of addenda, Pre-Bid notifications, vendor proposals, plans and specifications ? Support with various accounting office functions for Contracts Administration ? Plan Room Organization/Maintenance ? Printing and Ordering Supplies for the OCE PrinterWorking hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMSkills:Other Skills & Abilities: - PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) and strong working knowledge of Timberline and Excel and Procore is preferred.Education:BachelorsExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Qualifications and Requirements: ? 1-2 years office experience in Accounting, Administration, or Construction Management ? Industry experience is preferred ? College degree is preferred send resumes to cindysomers@spherion.com or call 217-359-4488 for more informationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      • Champaign, Illinois
      • Temporary
      • $14.00 - $16.00 per hour
      • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
      Local progressive and welcoming church is in need of an experienced individual to oversee all finanacial activities of the church office, including accounts receivable and space rental. As time allows, will also ssist with additional administrative tasks.Responsibilities:Financial Recordso Provides accurate accounting of all contributions through Servant Keeper.o Prepare quarterly and year end giving statements.o Perform other necessary and related work as may be assigned. Space Rentalo Schedule and manage staff for rentals.o Evaluate and manage calendar .o Evaluate and manage policies related to church rental.o Liaison between church members, staff and renters. Administrativeo Maintain joint calendar, on-line.o Process and manage requests from church members.o Handling office tasks, such as filing, setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.o Request and mange volunteers for misc. taskso Assist in maintaining website and social media sites.o Prepare weekly bulletins for worship service as well as special service bulletinWorking hours: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PMSkills:o Proficiency with QuickBooks.o Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.o Familiarity with MS Publisher, Word Press, Servant Keeper and website update.o Ability to use all standard office equipment.o Ability to meet established weekly and monthly deadlines as well as prioritize special projects.o Understand the need for and the ability to respect confidentiality.o Ability to support the Pastor, and other staff with administrative and office management.Education:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:o College degree or High school diploma and at least two-years of office experience.o Work well with a variety of people.o Independent worker, detail oriented, organized.o Must be available to work part-time (20 hours per week). Shift Options: 8:30am-12:30pm, 12:00pm-4:00pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm. Go to www.spherion.com/apply/75102 to register and complete an online applicationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
      Local progressive and welcoming church is in need of an experienced individual to oversee all finanacial activities of the church office, including accounts receivable and space rental. As time allows, will also ssist with additional administrative tasks.Responsibilities:Financial Recordso Provides accurate accounting of all contributions through Servant Keeper.o Prepare quarterly and year end giving statements.o Perform other necessary and related work as may be assigned. Space Rentalo Schedule and manage staff for rentals.o Evaluate and manage calendar .o Evaluate and manage policies related to church rental.o Liaison between church members, staff and renters. Administrativeo Maintain joint calendar, on-line.o Process and manage requests from church members.o Handling office tasks, such as filing, setting up for meetings, and reordering supplies.o Request and mange volunteers for misc. taskso Assist in maintaining website and social media sites.o Prepare weekly bulletins for worship service as well as special service bulletinWorking hours: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PMSkills:o Proficiency with QuickBooks.o Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.o Familiarity with MS Publisher, Word Press, Servant Keeper and website update.o Ability to use all standard office equipment.o Ability to meet established weekly and monthly deadlines as well as prioritize special projects.o Understand the need for and the ability to respect confidentiality.o Ability to support the Pastor, and other staff with administrative and office management.Education:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:o College degree or High school diploma and at least two-years of office experience.o Work well with a variety of people.o Independent worker, detail oriented, organized.o Must be available to work part-time (20 hours per week). Shift Options: 8:30am-12:30pm, 12:00pm-4:00pm or 1:00pm-5:00pm. Go to www.spherion.com/apply/75102 to register and complete an online applicationSpherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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