Staff Accountant

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

Accounting Principals is seeking a Staff Accountant Chicago, IL. You must have at least five years of related work experience. Prior experience with an ERP system is highly preferred. This individual will be responsible for managing day-to-day general accounting operations and functions.

Job Functions:

  • Assist with the monthly close process including preparation of monthly journal entries and the preparation and analysis of financial reports
  • Analysis and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Prepare weekly and ad hoc reports as well as analysis for management review
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and bank statements
  • Assist in the maintenance of internal controls documentation related to corporate accounting
  • Supporting the Accounts Receivable function, including posting account activity, assisting with the automatic draft of monthly payments
  • Prepare supporting schedules in accordance with US GAAP
  • Assist with preparing and analyzing the annual Business Plan and Budget
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Five years of related work experience
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Flexibility and ability to work independently
  • Willing to work in a dynamic environment
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office application – Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of all accounting documentation and records
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