Staff Accountant - Remote Role

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Parker and Lynch is looking for a staff accountant who is interested in being a part of a business enterprise insights and inspiration company.


For immediate consideration please send your resume to


This position offers:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Remote or Office if desired
  • PTO

    Core Responsibilities:

  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Maintain documentation for AR, AP, purchasing, and treasury and conducting internal audits.
  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations and assisting with monthly close processes.
  • Conduct month-end and year-end closures.
  • Contribute to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Post monthly, quarterly, and yearly accruals.
  • Meet processing and reporting deadlines.
  • Respond to information requests, reviewing financial statements, and assisting with audits.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Assist the Controller as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of GAAP.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is preferred.
  • Strong commitment to the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.
  • A self-starter with careful attention to detail. Strong sense of initiative and a process-improvement mindset.
  • Highly flexible, creative problem solver, with a strong ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Execute and exhibit good judgment and present a high level of professionalism.
  • Superb organizational and time-management skills.
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite is preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient or advanced skill in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and experience with data management.
  • A demonstrated ability to plan effectively, but the flexibility to handle the unexpected.

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