Staff Accountant

Carol Stream, IL

Diamond Communication Solutions (an OSG Company) is an industry leader in developing integrated marketing campaigns that simply and accurately communicate the right message at the right time. We specialize in strategy development, creative services, data analysis and production in order to create and manage successfully innovative programs from start to finish for our partners around the world.

We are looking for dynamic individuals who are dedicated to succeeding within a positive team environment to serve our clients in the most outstanding way possible. To join us at Diamond Communication Solutions, you must have the heart of champion, display a knack for collaboration and be a driving force for good. We thrive on the passion of our people, and we want you to be one of them.

Summary/Objective:  

The Staff Accountant will apply knowledge of accounting techniques and principles to standard accounting functions, with a focus on Accounts Payable, Job Costing, and Financial Analysis. This position involves problem-solving skills, high attention to detail, and a discretionary mindset

Essential Functions: 

Accounts Payable:

Assist Accounting Manager as needed, including but not limited to: 

  • Billing
  • Reconcile and post AR batches
  • Issue purchase orders and maintain vendor relationships 
  • AP data entry in Great Plains
  • Ensure correct GL classifications are used 
  • Perform credit card and bank reconciliations 
  • Issue vendor payments via check, ACH, wire, and/or corporate credit card 
  • Manage postage retainer accounts with presort partners 
  • Monitor intercompany balances 
  • Cross-train across areas of accounting
  • Handle (and research) client and internal questions/issues
  • Cash receipts
  • Research on postage issues/application
  • Sales/Use Taxes 
  • Cash Receipts
  • Concur – pull files, approve, and post entries

Financials:

  • Assist in month-end and year-end close process, variance explanations of expenses, and financial statement review with Accounting Manager
  • Generate monthly sales reports for internal management staff
  • Understand job costing and how all departments affect profitability for company
  • On-going training as backup for other associates in department when out of the office
  • Assist in annual budget planning and preparation process with Accounting Manager  

You have:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and work on tight deadlines 
  • Effective communicator via written and verbal 
  • Excellent work ethic 
  • Honest with High integrity and discretion
  • Self-motivated and highly disciplined 
  • Flexible/Adaptable 
  • Process Improvement focused 
  • Strong time management skills 
  • Ability to work independent and in team environments  

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree (not required)

Required Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience working in an Accounting environment 
  • Moderate level of experience with Excel 
  • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plain Experience (Preferred not required) 

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurance, 401K and flexible spending accounts
  • Ongoing opportunities for development and career advancement based on merit, not tenure
  • PTO
  • Comprehensive training programs
  • The opportunity to work in a creative, comfortable, progressive and fun environment

Diamond Communication Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that will not discriminate on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors.

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JOB CODE: 1000612