Staff Accountant

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

We are working with a client to hire a Staff Accountant in Chicago Illinois! This position is on a contract to hire basis with potential to become permanent! Candidates must have advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Accounting system knowledge, and have a degree in accounting or finance.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Review, analyze and post end of day reports
  • Produce error-free accounting reports for weekly management meeting
  • Verify, allocate and post general ledger transactions and journal entries, including monthly accruals
  • Assist in monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts for multiple locations
  • Assist with AR and reconciliation of Accounts Receivable
  • Prepare assigned general ledger account reconciliations monthly
  • Monitor annual inventory count and tie totals to general ledger
  • Assist with financial and tax audits as assigned and other special projects as directed
  • Comply with and monitor business processes and accounting policies to maintain internal controls


  • Minimum three years of progressive accounting experience
  • Knowledge of United States GAAP accounting procedures and principles
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook and an advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability and willingness to complete tasks within assigned deadlines

If you are interested in this contract to hire Staff Accountant job in Chicago, IL or other accounting opportunities then click “apply” below and apply online at

Please apply with your CV to: Madelaine Steber -312-7827788

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