General Ledger Accountant

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

Our client is looking for an individual for a contract to hire General Ledger Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. You must have five years of general accounting experience. You must also have advanced Microsoft excel skills. This individual will be responsible for the maintenance of the general ledger as well as analyzing revenue and expenditure trends. It is a great opportunity to join a dedicated team of professionals and learn leading edge skills in accounting. Apply now!
Job Responsibilities:

  • Generate and submit all month, quarter, and year-end accounting related reports
  • Manage accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger systems
  • Assist in preparation for monthly close process
  • Track all fixed assets
  • Compute depreciation expense
  • Perform various journal entries
  • Invoices all adjustments on Credit Memo and Debit Memo requests
  • Maintain inventory for checks and issues checks when necessary
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval
  • Prepare monthly general ledger account reconciliation for review
  • Update SOX process documentation quarterly
  • Perform other accounting, auditing and tax duties as needed
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or finance
  • Five years of general accounting experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all sensitive documents and information
  • Detail oriented
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong Knowledge of GAAP
  • Ability to excel with time constraints
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