Salary Mid-Point: $65,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Our client, a multi-location manufacturing company located in the West Suburbs, is seeking a Staff Accountant reporting to the Accounting Manager.

Core responsibilities:  General Accounting and Reporting 

Job Duties:

  • Provide general ledger support for the month-end close process.
  • General cash management support, including proper cash application, bank reconciliations and cash forecasting.
  • Manage daily accounts receivable, including generating and distributing invoices to customers via email, mail, fax, or EDI.
  • Perform additional month-end balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Help create and maintain standard monthly reporting statements.
  • Review month-end results to provide account variance analysis.
  • Oversee capital expenditure process including fixed asset subledger and asset tracking.
  • Maintain and develop appropriate accounting processes, including review of internal controls and best practices, through analyzing current procedures and recommending changes.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis through research to support finance function, including supporting schedules for internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Support audit process through preparation of supporting account schedules and other requests.
  • Review AR subledger to identify and resolve past due accounts.


Top Characteristics:

  • Strong work ethic and integrity
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High level of initiative and willingness to support teammates
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Detail-oriented with ability to consistently meet deadlines


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from four-year college or university
  • CPA, CMA or equivalent professional certification preferred, but not required
  • 2+ years professional accounting experience (accounting and/or analysis experience preferred)
  • ERP experience preferred and ability to learn accounting software
  • MS Office skills (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)

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