Staff Accountant

| Des Plaines, IL, USA
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General Summary

GTI Energy, the nation's leading research and development and training organization serving energy markets, has an opportunity for a Staff Accountant in our Finance & Accounting Group. The qualified candidate will work in areas focused on general ledgers, financial statements, reporting and analyses and other related finance and accounting related activities.

Why GTI Energy?

GTI Energy offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, career advancement, and the opportunity to work in a professional R&D environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are proud of what we do because our work matters. GTI Energy is working toward solving global energy challenges in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. We have a proven track record in producing innovative ideas and commercializing solutions to deliver clean and reliable energy. At GTI Energy, we deliver innovative technology solutions for safe, efficient, and responsible energy.

So, what does that mean for you? You will work in a positive and respectful work culture that fosters growth, collaboration, and opportunity. You will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits, while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement of delivering clean energy to the world.

Work Location

The position will be based in the Chicagoland area at the GTI Energy Headquarters. We offer a hybrid/core work week, where employees are remote Mondays and Fridays, and required to be on-site Tuesday through Thursday.

Primary Responsibilities

General Accounting

  • Perform account analysis and reconciliations
  • Prepare general ledger entries
  • Property Administration:
    • Follow company policies for proper classification of Fixed assets.
    • Handle all aspects of maintaining and recording of fixed assets.
    • Maintain fixed asset ledger (calculating depreciation, tagging, location and etc.)
    • Perform month end close for Fixed asset
    • Prepare monthly reports for Fixed asset (spending plan & CapEx) and others.
    • Review the need for Construction In Progress (CIP) Project
    • Process fringe adjustment on an annual basis for CIP projects: provisional vs actuals.
    • maintain equipment purchased under direct sponsor projects
    • Review Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) to insure we are in compliance with equipment/property purchased under direct sponsored projects.
    • submit property reports on a timely manner.
    • perform BI-Annual government inventory.
    • Prepare report on an annual basis for insurance purposes.
  • Review subcontractor invoices against payment terms and approve sub contract invoices for payment
  • Provide year-end support for auditor requests
    • Documents prepared by client (PBCs)
    • Research questions and reconciliation issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Project Accounting

  • Investigate project issues including:
    • Cost past the end date
    • Serve as a backup for billing group
    • Server as a back for cash Receipts
    • Prepare and submit Project accruals
  • Project closeout activities/analysis
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficiency in Excel (VLOOKUP and pivot tables)
  • Strong attention to detail/accuracy and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization skills, ability to work under deadlines and adapt to priority changes
  • Effective communications skills (internal and external)
  • Positive team player and ability to work independently
  • Exposure to Deltek CostPoint is a plus

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in an Accounting position
  • Federal Government experience is a strong plus

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

More Information on GTI Energy
GTI Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Des Plaines, IL. GTI Energy was founded in 1941. It has 439 total employees. To see all 3 open jobs at GTI Energy, click here.
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