job Title: Staff Accountant
Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
Date Posted: 12/09/16

Coast Crane Company is a national company with the corporate office located in Buffalo Grove, IL. The position of Staff Accountant will be a key member of the accounting team reporting to the Controller. The position will prepare and post general ledger entries, reconcile accounts, assist in the preparation of financial statements, assist with local and state tax filings, as well as treasury and cash analysis functions, and other accounting tasks and duties. Candidates must be able work in a fast pace environment while remaining accurate and detail orientated.

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting of Finance required
  • 0-2 years of Accounting experience
  • Strong computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Quick learner with the ability to develop proficiency and understanding of our ERP system
  • Self-starter and creative thinker
  • Must be resourceful with ability to multi-task, work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Must have desire to grow along with the position
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries to general ledger accounts for both US and Canadian subsidiaries
  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations and analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of month end closing and year-end audit
  • Sales and Use Tax preparation and analysis
  • Work interactively with Accounting Team and report directly to the Controller
  • Support other Accounting Team functions, including AP, AR, and Leasing
  • Develop, administer, generate and distribute weekly, monthly and/or quarterly reports to corporate and executive management
  • Interact with personnel at all levels and locations to obtain and analyze information
  • Develop and train others on processes and accounting procedures. Answer all inquiries as required via telephone & written communications.
  • Travel may be required on a minimum basis
Coast Crane offers competitive compensation and casual attire. We offer an excellent benefit package, including health plan, company match 401K plan, company paid and voluntary life insurance programs, and a flexible spending program.