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Staff Accountant

Location: Chicago Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: facadchi@addisongroup.com

Are you looking for a growth opportunity for a reputable company with a positive work environment? Our client, located in the heart of downtown Chicago, is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team. Please contact us today to discuss this opportunity!

Staff Accountant

Chicago, IL

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Staff Accountant will prepare & post journal entries, standard and recurring
  • Prepare account reconciliations, including bank accounts, fixed assets and benefit costs
  • Prepare expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries
  • Staff Accountant will assist in the preparation of financial statements, budget preparation and audit schedules
  • Prepare monthly budget to actual variance reports by department
  • Review expense reports and receipts submitted by cardholders on monthly basis
  • Prepare month end close

 

Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of large ERP systems (Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Great Plains, etc.)
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Staff Accountant must possess excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management.
  • Three plus years accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Knowledge of GAAP

 

Why choose Addison Finance & Accounting?

  • Pay: We negotiate high salaries using US Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Benefits & Bonuses: You are eligible for medical, dental, vision insurance benefits, 401K, and monetary bonuses
  • Permanent Employment: Many of Addison’s Finance & Accounting job openings lead to potential permanent employment
  • Connections: You connect directly with hiring managers from renowned organizations
  • Professional Development: You are provided hiring process advice, resume revision, and employment term negotiation