Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

We are seeking a Staff Accountant in Chicago. You must have four years of general accounting experience. You must also have comprehensive knowledge of GAAP. As the Staff Accountant you will be responsible for preparing monthly financial statements, managing the accounts receivable and payable, and preparation and posting of journal entries. This position will also involve with financial analysis and assisting with quarterly and year end audits.


  • Responsible for the preparation of journal entries
  • Ensure the processing and recording of accounts payable transactions in accordance with Finance policies and procedures
  • Maintaining and recording business transactions of clients in QuickBooks
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts and credit cards
  • Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expense journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  • Fixed asset system maintenance
  • Send out statements and collect aging accounts receivable
  • Support planning and budgeting for current and future periods       
  • Assist with the preparation of periodic financial statements and other reports
  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly, and annual regulatory compliant filings are completed
  • Support the year-end financial statement audit
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Four years of experience in general accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting concepts and transactions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Highly detail oriented and organized
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other office applications
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