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Staff Accountant in Chicago at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 7/28/2018

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Job Description

Our client is a growing software company in downtown Chicago that is expanding it's accounting team. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its' employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed. The Staff Accountant has general accounting duties including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. They assist with monthly closings and account analysis, as well, support senior staff accountants, supervisor and/or manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department. 


  • Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts

  • General ledger operations including performing account reconciliations

  • Prepare and record journal entries

  • Manage the accounts payable and receivable functions

  • Assist with monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements and reports

  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process

  • Manage payroll and employee reimbursements

Job Requirements

Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2-4 years of accounting experience

  • Proficient in Excel and Quickbooks

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Proven track record in problem analysis with the ability to creatively problem solve

  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices

  • Demonstrated organizational skills with critical attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

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