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Staff Accountant 23756 in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

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Job Description

Staff Accountant

Our client is a large insurance organization that is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team.   This is the perfect opportunity to work with a great mentor who wants to see the company’s employees excel.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, excellent benefits and values a strong work/life balance.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Staff Accountant will perform the day-to-day accounting activities for the organization.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • The Staff Accountant will prepare monthly financial reporting and assist with transmission of monthly financial results.

  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and budget analysis.

  • Maintain the general ledger system.

  • Perform analysis of financial data, investigate fluctuations and prepare appropriate commentary or explanations for management.

  • Assist with month-end, quarter end, and year end close processes as needed.

  • The Staff Accountant will perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Staff Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Staff Accountant will have 1-2+ years’ accounting experience.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office products.

  • The Staff Accountant will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • CPA and/or actively pursuing CPA certification preferred.


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