Staff Accountant

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

Accounting Principals is working with a client that cultivates unique relationships with each of their clients. They work to accommodate specific needs and work to provide personal attention, recognition, and respect. This position will work closely with the current accounting staff and management. A competitive benefit package is offered for the qualified candidate. If you or someone you know might be interested in a Staff Accountant job located in Downtown Chicago, IL keep reading to learn how to apply!

  • Preparation and review of individual, corporate, & partnership tax returns
  • Preparation of work papers and financial statements
  • Payroll & sales tax preparation
  • Communication with clients including client office visits
Ideal Candidate Will Have:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid computer skills including tax software and MS Office
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements while meeting deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
Preferred but Not Required:
  • CPA license
  • Experience with Lacerte
  • Experience with QuickBooks
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

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