100% Remote - Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849119_2873530
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

If you are looking to work remote for an amazing growing company?

Look no further, Accounting Principals is partnered with a great client of ours who is seeking a Staff Accountant for their growing team. Our client has an open, friendly work culture and promotes diversity and inclusion! This is a 100% remote role, and it is contract to hire. 

To qualify for this role, you MUST have at least 3+ years of accounting experience, a bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance and live in Illinois. 

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Perform various month-end close duties including journal entries, assigned balance sheet reconciliations, expense accruals, and roll forward schedules.
  • Prepare vendor payment batches and ensure payments are successfully issued.
  • Support banking and treasury related transactions including deposits.
  • Resolve inter-company accounting issues with group companies
  • Administration of the corporate credit card program
  • Timely submission of internal reporting 
  • Support VP of Finance and Controller on audits, ad hoc reporting, and projects.
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • REQUIRED: 3+ years of accounting experience
  • REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • A positive attitude and someone who can contribute to an excellent culture
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Fundamental understanding of GAAP and IFRS
  • 1 - 4 years of relevant experience with a focus on General Ledger accounting ownership and financial reporting
  • Familiarity with group level reporting packages
  • Experience with consolidations, subsidiary, and international offices (a big plus)
  • Proficiency with FinancialForce or other accounting software
  • Ability to work independently 


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