Staff Accountant

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

We are working with a top client in search for a sharp, dynamic accounting individual who is aspiring for a challenging growth opportunity. This individual will assist with accounting processes such as accounts receivable, intercompany transactions, and month end close. If you or someone you know is interested in this Staff Accountant role, read on to learn how to apply.
Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Process accounts receivable daily
  • Generate monthly service fees and bill to the appropriate entity
  • Reconcile bank accounts daily
  • Assist in monthly closings
  • Prepare journal entries per the financial close schedule
  • Produce timely and accurate financial statements, assisting with the financial analysis for the company’s operational leaders
  • Reconcile detailed balance sheet schedules to each company’s books and records monthly
  • Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Four-year degree in related field and 3+ years of relevant experience required
  • Strong understanding of financial accounting
  • A working knowledge of accounting systems required along with proficient Excel skills
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a highly dynamic environment
  • Meet tight deadlines and complete high-volume accounting activities including general ledger preparation

If you are interested in this contract to hire Staff Accountant position 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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