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

Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership, and Innovation. These are the values that define a client and opportunity that Accounting Principals has available right now in Chicago, IL. We are looking for a team member who shares in these same values. Our client is looking to add a full time Accountant to their Accounting team. The qualified candidate has a bachelor’s degree and is advanced in Microsoft Excel. If you or someone you know might be interested in an Accountant job in Chicago, IL - keep reading to learn how to apply!

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensure accurate and timely period close activities, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and financial statement review
  • Analyze financial information to ensure accurate and timely reporting in accordance with US GAAP and Company policy
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures to enhance the workflow of the department
  • Assist in the evaluating, recommending, maintaining, and monitoring appropriate internal controls
  • Assist the Controller in managing and completing the monthly financial statements
  • Provide leadership and direction on Company policies and on-going improvements of internal processes
  • Support senior management to develop standard information reports to assist in the timely and informed decision-making
  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis in accounting or finance is preferred
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience is preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and accounting software knowledge
  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, and energetic
If you are interested in this contract to hire Accountant job in Chicago, IL or other accounting opportunities then click “apply” below and apply online at

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