Salary Mid-Point: $68,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Growing stable construction company in Northern Suburbs looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team!              


The Staff Accountant will oversee accounts payable, expense reporting, and sales/use tax filings. This position will also be responsible for reconciling liability accounts and distributing expenses to jobs based on payroll chargeability. The role requires adherence to related internal controls and processes and procedures. This position will report to the Accounting Manager.


  • Oversee and support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice entry and payment; act as a backup when needed
  • Act as credit card administrator for vendor payables, ensuring accurate application of payments and reconciling discrepancies
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Maintain detailed schedules of accrued liabilities
  • Prepare month end elimination entries for consolidation purposes
  • Assist with yearend corporate audit as well as act as lead for any outside sales/use tax audits


  • Proficient with MS Office and MS Outlook; proven Excel skills
  • Construction experience highly desired, but not required
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think analytically and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to provide ideas for process improvements and to implement the idea from start to finish
  • Demonstrate effective time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • BA in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of accounting experience

For immediate consideration please send your most up to date resume to

Thank you!