Staff Accountant

FMA Communications, Inc.
Elgin, IL Full-time
Posted on January 10, 2020

Staff Accountant

FMA is seeking a full-time Staff Accountant to join our Accounting team. This new position will support the accounting & finance functions of the organization.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting & 3 to 5 years of directly relevant work experience. We also require an understanding of currency conversion from U.S. dollars to Canadian dollars and the ability to understand inter-company transactions "Due to" / "Due from". We prefer Sage 100 experience, CPA designation & previous work experience with a not-for-profit and/or charitable foundation.

Duties include preparing month-end journal entries; maintaining files & records for balance sheet accounts & reconciling activity; assisting with financial reports & chart of accounts maintenance; initiating monthly & quarterly invoices to business partners; filing state sales & use tax returns for U.S.; filing CAT taxes & foreign VAT taxes; help prepare & filing 1099's; enter G/L accounts in database; reconcile investment accounts.

We offer a competitive wage & benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life & disability insurance; flex-spending plan; 401(k) plan; identity theft protection plan; 529 plan; generous paid holidays that includes the week between Christmas Day & New Year's Day as well as paid vacation & sick time.

We also offer flexible work schedules, partial work from home opportunity, company-wide bonus plan, paid professional development, memberships & fitness reimbursement.

FMA is an educational association, charitable foundation, media company & tradeshow producer located in Elgin, IL. We advocate for the growth & sustainability of North America's metal processing, forming, & fabricating industries via our publications as well as through our manufacturing summer camps & scholarships offered through our foundation, NBT. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators & equipment manufacturers together through educational programs, technology councils, networking events, & our tradeshow FABTECH.

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