Accountant Job in Chicago, IL

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

Accounting Principals is looking for an individual for an Accountant job in Chicago, IL. This individual will be responsible for maintaining adequate accounting and control for various accounting functions and reconciling general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts. They will also be responsible for the preparation of financial statements and reports and the development of reports for management and/or for regulatory authorities. Responding to inquiries regarding accounting policies, procedures, and issues from management, external auditors, and regulatory authorities.
Accountant Job Responsibilities:
• Assists in the preparation of various financial reporting and analysis
• Responsible for monthly expense report preparation and analysis  
• Research and analysis of various P&L accounts
• Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
• Responsible for cash management
• Responsible for month end closing journal entries
• Bachelor’s Degree of Accounting degree is required
• Must have general accounting knowledge
• 2+ years of experience in an accounting role
• Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are required
• Must be a self-starter

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