Senior Accountant

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_849119_2837824
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

We are seeking a Senior Accountant in the Chicagoland area! The ideal candidate will have a minimum five years of experience with reconciling general ledger accounts, performing monthly expense accruals, and preparing general and standard journal entries. Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in monthly close activities
  • Prepare daily bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Perform Month End Allocations
  • Implement and document internal controls and procedures
  • Analyze general ledger expenses monthly
  • Performs detailed cost and financial analysis
  • Work with external auditors, as needed
  • Provide historical data and analysis to support Income Statement Projections and Forecasts
  • Other general accounting duties as needed
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Five years of General Accounting experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with an ERP system is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of US GAAP a plus
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Highly organized
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • If you are interested in this position or other accounting opportunities please click “apply” below and apply online at www.accountingprinciples.com.



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