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

IFG's Client, in the healthcare industry, is seeking a recent grad for a Staff Accountant position.

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, the Staff Accountant is responsible for performing general accounting functions and ensuring that specific accounting records and reports are prepared and maintained. The Accountant will assist in monthly and year-end financial reporting preparation, which includes reporting and preparing and entering journal entries. 



  • Assist in an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Reconciles G/L accounts and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconciles bank accounts, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Knowledge of accounting software, Great Plains, a plus.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) eligible candidate, either completed or planning to complete in the near future preferred.
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