Senior Accountant

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

Accounting Principals is working with one of our clients in the Chicago area looking to fill a Senior Accountant job for a great organization in the Loop.  You should have at least 10 years of experience in a senior-level accounting position. You will be responsible for managing the month, quarter, and year-end process, prepare and review journal entries, prepare financial statements, intercompany reconciliations, bank reconciliations, oversee the accounts payable and receivable process, and other projects assigned by the Controller.

Qualifications for the job include:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance would be required

- Experience working in the banking industry (HUGE PLUS) 

- Able to work well independently and within a team

- Attention to detail, problem-solver, analytical, and organized

- Strong communications (written & verbal)

- Software experience with a variety of medium to large ERP software packages

- Advanced Excel skills

- Comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & Outlook)

Experience: 10 years of experience as a Senior Accountant or high-level accounting role

Compensation: $72k and up DOE

Employment Type: Temp-to-hire 

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