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Staff Accountant (General Ledger)

Stericycle | Bannockburn IL 60015 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/20/2020

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Position Purpose:

Currently we are looking to hire a Staff Accountant to join the Stericycle team. Stericycle is hiring now! We, as an essential business, are on the front lines as supporting the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that, in addition to our generous benefits, our team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We've also updated our policies and training to ensure that all of our team members can safely serve our customers. We protect what matters.

Under general direction, this position is responsible for Department reporting and preparation of financial accruals and account reconciliations. Safeguards company assets and maintains internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley. Assist in developing and maintaining department measurements and work on ad-hoc projects, as requested.

Key Job Activities:

1) Create and maintain Department reports to support Collections, Cash Applications and Invoicing processes. Ensure timely and accurate data is presented. Works with IT as needed to create and/or enhance existing reports.


2) Prepare month-end account receivable accruals. Prepare account reconciliations. Create journal entries in the Accounting system for month end close. Works with others to resolve discrepancies and communicates results to management. Calculate monthly DSO for Northbrook office.


3) Coordinates providing internal/external auditors with monthly/quarterly/annual information. Ensures that all information is validated to the general ledger or accounts receivable. Manages audit requests within FSS to provide requested data.


4) Review variance in the GL accounts related to billing issues and works with Corporate Accounting and other areas to provide timely resolution.


5) Review and approves reconciliations prepared by other teams. Assist with training as needed.


6) Assist with adhoc projects and/or reports as they arise and perform other related duties as needed.

Required Education: in Associates or Equivalent
Experience (North America & LATAM):
Experience (EMEAA):
Certifications and/or Licenses:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

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Location Bannockburn, IL, 60015, United States
Categories Banking/Investment

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