Staff Accountant

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  • Location
    Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
  • Salary
    $ 24 - $ 34
  • Category
    Accountant - General
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_844892_2762756
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

We are looking for a ready-to-work Staff Accountant for a Professional Services organization in Oakbrook Terrace.  This role starts off temporarily but can go permanent for the right fit. 

 

The Staff Accountant should have some experience with month-end reconciliations, creating and posting journal entries, and full-cycle accounts payable processing. You should be comfortable to work 2-3 days in-office each week, dedicating 40-45 hours and able available to interview and start quickly. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare journal entries into Sage accounting software as directed by Senior Accountant and Controller
  • General Ledger account reconciliations monthly
  • Complete bank reconciliations for multiple accounts
  • Enter and code accounts payable invoices 
  • Resolve any open discrepancies with vendors and ensure smooth and timely payment
  • Assist in weekly check run and preparing vendor ACH and wire payments
  • Track and maintain various Excel reports
  • Support Controller and Accounting staff as needed 
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    Qualifications:

    For the Staff Accountant position, we are looking for someone ready to work and available to start soon after interviewing. 

  • Bachelor degree preferably in Accounting 
  • 2+ years' experience in accounts payable and able to take on more
  • Professional communication, able to work well independently
  • Hard-worker who's ready to help out where needed and be flexible to take on projects or focus on day-to-day tasks 
  • Fast pace environment and comfortable with occasional over-time (Paid 1.5x)
  • Full cycle accounts payable experience 
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    If you are interested in hearing more details or applying to the Accountant position in Oakbrook, please submit your resume today! 



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