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

The Staff Accountant will analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Validate and reconcile employee cost within payroll and financial system
  • Responsible for union reporting across all entities
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment
  • Review records of accounts and input entries into proper accounts
  • Verify and reconcile inventory records from branches
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems
  • Verify all bills are complete and reconciled to the general ledger
  • Assist with the month-end closing process, which may include conducting research and making correction to journal entries for account discrepancies, preparing closing journal entries, posting accrual entries and preparing financial statements along with intercompany reconciliation
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Assist in preparation of internal monthly and year-end financial reporting
  • Assist accounting department with gathering documentation for auditors
  • Maintain and file documents in adherence to the record retention policy
  • Perform Ad Hoc reporting upon request
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience plus 3 years of experience in accounting