Salary Mid-Point: $75,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Staff Accountant


Staff Accountant Summary

A rapidly growing, publicly traded organization is seeking talent for its Accounting team!  This Staff Accountant is a newly created position due to the growth of the company.  The Staff Accountant will support all aspects of financial reporting and accounting.  The Staff Accountant will also enjoy a very competitive compensation package (base plus annual bonus AND equity), paid vacation, 401k with matching, full medical benefits, etc.

~ Finance ~ Accounting ~ Forecasting ~ Financial Statement Preparation ~ Month end close ~ 

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and analysis of company financial statements
  • Support month/quarter/annual close processes through preparation of journal entries and general ledger analysis
  • Variance analysis to compare budget to actual performance
  • Preparation of quarterly forecasts
  • Perform account reconciliations on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Prepare and analyze internal financial reporting information 
  • Support internal and external audit requests
  • Ad hoc analyses and special projects as required


Staff Accountant Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of accounting experience
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Experience with a large ERP system is preferred 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skill