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Staff Accountant (SK27253) in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

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Staff Accountant (SK27253)

Our client is a fast-growing legal services firm that is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team. Located on the Loop, this position sits at their headquarters that includes beautiful views of Lake Michigan.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  This position offers a lot of variety!  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, excellent benefits, and long-tenured employees 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 be responsible for, but 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.
  • Assist with month-end, quarter end, and year end close processes as needed.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of GAAP and Statutory Accounting Principles.
  • The Staff Accountant will perform other duties and assist with special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

The Staff Accountant will possess the following:


  • The Staff Accountant will have 1+ years’ accounting experience. Experience in a legal or professional services industry preferred.
  • 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer