Staff Accountant in Chicago, IL

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

If you are interested in joining a team of knowledgeable professionals that will enhance professional growth, please apply now! Our client is looking for an individual for a contract to hire Staff Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. You must have two years of accounting experience. This individual will be responsible for Assisting the Controller with the day to day monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting/Finance Department. Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills are required.
Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform monthly account reconciliations and journal entries for all entities
  • Monitors various general ledger balance sheet accounts by maintaining related supporting work papers and account reconciliations
  • Process employee expense reports
  • Manage the processing of recording of revenue and receivables
  • Assist with monthly forecasting and annual budget
  • Assist with preparation of annual review
  • Process remote deposits of checks for all entities
  • Prepares, or assists in preparing, various tax returns
  • Account analysis on a monthly basis for accounts
  • Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports
  • Assist with month-end allocations of cost


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • Minimum two years of accounting experience
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skill required
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you are interested in this position or other accounting opportunities then please click "apply" below and apply online at

Please apply with your CV to: Keilah Murray -312-7827788

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