Ontarioville, IL 60103 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 03/22/2023 Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: K17 Experience: Mid-Senior Level

Job Description


Accounting Professional, are you ready to take your career to another level with an organization that will have your interest in mind first?   For the past 20 years, CPS has been working with the largest employers, specifically for their accounting and finance needs.   We work strategically with our clients to find and match the best accounting and finance professionals to help improve their business.  

Here at CPS, Inc, we only work with our clients to directly place quality talent for  permanent and full-time  positions.   Our experienced recruiters spend time getting to know you, what type of work and company culture you like, and what your career goals are moving forward.   We use our experience and knowledge of our client companies to find the right match for you.   If you are looking to build your career, ready to take on new challenges, and gain the experiences you have always wanted, we want to work with you! 


Work to achieve strong relationships with staff and other departments. Work to having a stable cash flow through watching over customer receivables and managing vendor accounts to our maximum benefit. Having an understanding of employee needs and ways that the company can meet those needs through benefits, work schedule, etc. Set up new employees on time clock and present initial paperwork for employment.

In addition to those listed below, other duties may be assigned.

Prepares manual journal entries related to maintenance of the Company’s general ledger

Assures transactions are recorded in the general ledger in accordance with commonly accepted accounting principles and accounting procedures specified by the Company

Performs accounts receivable activities including generation of customer invoices and credit memos and posting of cash receipts

Performs project set-up and financial maintenance, including loading budget, client invoicing, review of project expenses, maintaining contracts and project files, monitoring project’s progress, etc.

Reviews bank financial records and maintains bank accounts by verifying daily cash receipts and updating receivable balances; prepares and makes bank deposits and fund transfers

Performs general accounts analysis and reconciliation including sub-ledger accounts, bank statements, accruals, prepaid expenses, and record adjustments and reclassification of journal entries

Generates and reconciles entries for inter-company transactions

Performs System Functions to international currency translation and record gains and losses from exchange rate fluctuations for related party transactions

Maintains fixed assets accounts and establishes associated depreciation schedule

Develops amortization schedules for prepaid and deferred items

Prepares month-end COGNOS reporting (Financial statements and supplemental schedules)

Transfers employee time entries to payroll section of AX database

Processes payroll and HAS contributions

Assists with analyzing financial statements and variance reporting

Participates as subject matter expert and data provider in connection with the Company’s annual financial audit

Assists in preparation of the annual audited financial statements

Participates as requested in sales tax calculation and payment processes

Ad hoc reporting, analysis, and special projects, as requested by Controller or the leadership team

Supports Project Managers with accounting functions including expenses, invoices, and billing issues

Provides backup and support to Accounts Payable

Assists with annual budget and quarterly forecasting

Assists Financial Controller



Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from four-year college or university or related experience

At least 5 years of related experience

CPA certification is desirable



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