Staff Accountant

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

A Chicago based financial services company is seeking to add a staff accountant to their team in Chicago, IL. Join a fast-growing organization in a position that works with the operations team and reports directly to the controller.


  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations, journal entries, and analytics of account balances
  • Utilize advanced Excel functions to develop/maintain spreadsheets and prepare analyses and reports
  • Complete analysis requests as needed while ensuring the integrity and accuracy of data
  • Communicate areas of improvement to management and develop solutions to overcome challenges
  • Work with multiple departments within the company to understand and service their business needs
  • Experience

  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Previous work in a technology, professional services or software-related company (Preferred)
  • GAAP: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or a related field (Preferred)
  • CPA (Preferred)
  • Skills

  • Microsoft Excel- including Pivot tables, Vlookup, and other spreadsheet functionality
  • Effective communication and time-management
  • Great at multi-tasking
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Schedule

  • Monday - Friday
  • If you have the qualifications above and are interested in this opportunity – apply today!

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