Accounting Analyst

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking an Accounting Analyst to join one of our top tier clients in Chicago! You must have five years of general accounting experience. You must also have intermediate to advanced Excel skills with the ability to manipulate large spreadsheets using Pivot Tables and Vlookups.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries
  • Process high volume accounts payable and accounts receivable (full cycle)
  • Reconciliation analysis of outstanding and overdue payments both in AR and AP
  • Review all accounts payable invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Perform balance sheet and income statement variance analysis
  • Special ad-hoc accounting projects
  • Print and obtain signature on all accounts payable checks
  • Work with internal and external auditors, providing necessary information and answering questions as needed
  • Process a large variety of documents, reports and records
  • Answer all vendor inquiries


  • Associates Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • Five years of experience with general accounting or related function
  • Experience with accounting systems, databases, and reporting tools
  • Strong spreadsheet and excel experience
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong inter-personal skills

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