Senior Accountant

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

A Senior Accountant job is open right now in Chicago, IL. Accounting Principals is working with a client in search of a qualified candidate to take on the responsibilities of being a leader in the finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization. A competitive benefit and salary package is offered for the right candidate, if you or someone you know might be interested in a Senior Accountant job keep reading to learn how to apply!

  • Analyze accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department
  • Work with the accounting manager on appropriate fiscal strategies for the organization
  • Review records of the GL accounts to ensure accuracy
  • Develop systems for the maintenance of financial records, making use of the current technologies
  • Create, support, implement, and ensure internal control compliance, capital spending monitoring, working in conjunction with the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts for management review
  • Financial Analysis including month end and quarterly reporting processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Five years of accounting experience is preferred
  • CPA is preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other MS applications
If you are interested in this contract to hire Senior Accountant job in Chicago, IL or other accounting opportunities then click “apply” below and apply online at

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