Staff Accountant

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

Our client, a growing company in the healthcare industry is looking to hire a Staff Accountant in the Chicago area. The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing accounting transactions accurately through timely preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, research requiring the application of accounting principles and practices. Works under general supervision on basic to moderately complex accounting activities. This is a full-time salaried position with a ton of growth potential for the right candidate.


  • Maintain General Ledger, including monthly account reconciliations & journal entries
  • Work with auditors on annual financial review
  • Payroll interface and maintenance
  • Answer general accounting questions
  • Calculate overhead
  • Financial Statement Preparation and monthly reporting
  • Actively participates in the preparation and distribution of internal and external financial statements and reports.
  • Post invoices and purchase orders after reviewing documentation.
  • Prepares audit schedules and ad hoc analyses including government compliance reports and business licenses.
  • Coordinates credit card online approval process, general ledger download and maintains accurate expense records.
  • Provides accounting support to internal customers.



  • 1+ year related work experience
  • Intermediate experience with MS Office suite, especially Excel
  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • High attention to details
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong Analytical & problem solving skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's in Finance or Accounting (Required)


  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD Life & Disability
  • 401K with Matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous PTO
  • Others: on-site corporate gym, quarterly employee appreciation events