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Staff Accountant

Our client is a privately-owned, full-service semitrailer dealership, specializing in sales, rentals & leasing, parts, and repair services. Headquartered in Aurora, IL, they have 2 additional locations in Caledonia, WI, and Davenport, IA. They have received many accolades and awards for performing as a Premier Dealer, including top five and top ten sales awards from multiple vendors. They are extremely proud of being recognized for their outstanding achievements such as Diamond Distributor, and President Club awards.

Our client's mission is to provide the best products and customer experience to the semitrailer industry by empowering employees to execute all aspects of its business with a high level of integrity, teamwork, partnership, and hustle.

As the Staff Accountant, your main responsibilities include month-end closing, preparation and analysis of various financial reporting documents, ownership of the general ledger, account reconciliation and analysis of unusual account activity and/or ending balances, assistance with gathering pertinent information and preparing work papers for the annual audit, routine testing to ensure compliance with local and group policies and procedures and review of accounting department work papers and transactions.


  • Performs month-end closing in a timely fashion according to Department requirements:
  • Prepares and posts reclassifications, accruals, and other general ledger postings to ensure financial statement accuracy
  • Completes account reconciliations on all Balance Sheet accounts resolving and differences when found
  • Manages Fixed Assets utilizing supplemental system, reconciling to General Ledger
  • Reconciles monthly inter-company activities and performs necessary follow-up to clear reconciling items
  • Troubleshoots any issues and irregularities with monthly data
  • Assists in providing information for routine third party Reviews/Audits
  • Validates and/or challenges data and resolves accounting discrepancies and irregularities in timely manner
  • Identifies improvement opportunities to enhance the quality of report and/or to create efficiencies in process flow; Lead or assist the implementation of improvements identified
  • Prepares and files various sales tax reporting in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Maintains accounting records for Related companies reporting activity on a quarterly basis
  • Prepares other reports for management and assists with special projects, as requested
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting with 3+ years of related work experience.
  • Experience with transportation/logistics company
  • Excellent computer literacy skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with ERP software
  • Prior financial audit experience a plus
The health and safety of our client's employees and customers is their top priority as they face the impact of COVID-19 together. They have implemented COVID 19 safety measures in the workplace, including a vaccination requirement for all employees.

Our client values their employees' time and efforts. Their commitment to your success is enhanced by their competitive compensation and an extensive benefits package.

Plus, they work to maintain the best possible environment for their employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. They strive to provide a collaborative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to their processes, decisions, planning and culture.

Our client is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected under applicable law.