Accountant Jobs in Chicago, Illinois
Our client, a leading Chicago-based private equity investment firm, is seeking a Staff Accountant. This position is ideal for a candidate interested in gaining experience in the exciting private equity industry. In this position you will be a part of a small team and report directly to the Controller. Responsibilities will include: Complete accounting entries related to fund accounting Assist with...
Our Chicago client is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their growing team! Requirements: Must have a four year degree in either Finance or Accounting. CPA/MBA a plus. 4+ years experience within Accounting. Experience with both bank and account reconciliation, month end close, preparing financial statements and posting journal entries. Experience with re-calculating T-Values. Understanding of...
Our client, a publicly-traded real estate firm based in Chicago, is looking to hire a Staff Accountant to their growing finance team. This position is newly-created due to expansion and growth within their business, and is ideal for someone looking for a great career path, strong benefits, and an excellent work-life balance. Responsibilities include: Bank reconciliations AP/AR processing Variance...
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Company Description Sacred Heart Schools is seeking an Accountant I – Finance Office to join its team of service-driven professionals committed to fully supporting the Schools’ mission and goals. The position’s initial areas of focus will be revenue and accounts receivable. The position’s responsibilities will evolve as warranted by the candidate’s performance and the needs of the Schools. The Acc...
Our client a $1bill+ service company is looking to fill a Senior Project Accountant job in Chicago, IL. If you have two or more years of general or project accounting experience and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting then you have the qualifications to be considered for this position. This person will own the accounting and budget process for multiple large scale projects for the organization. This...
Staff Accountant Position Summary I. ID Staff Accountant Accounting & Finance JOB TITLE BUSINESS UNIT Harris & Harris, Ltd. Accounting & Finance COMPANY DEPARTMENT Chicago, IL Controller LOCATION HIRING MANAGER’S TITLE II. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Prepare daily and month-end general ledger entries including maintaining records and files for audit trails 2. Collaborate with others in the department...
A client of ours is seeking a motivated accountant to join their team for the Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast paced team in a leadership position. This person will be the lead on technical accounting issues for the group. The person most qualified for this role will have a minimum of four years of experience in accounting with a public accounti...
A global leader in the marketing industry is looking for an energetic accountant for their Staff Accountant Job located in Chicago, Illinois. The right person for this position will have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a good school with a minimum of one year of experience. This person will be responsible for the day to day financials including; monthly close, journal entries, account recon...
Known for exceptional service, this very strong and well respected hedge fund is in need of an established accountant for the Fund Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. The person most qualified for this position will have a minimum of two years of experience with financial service clients. This company has a phenomenal culture, great benefits, tuition reimbursement, work-life balance and a year-end bonu...
Recognized as one of the most profitable and fastest growing real estate firms, this nationwide organization is seeking an accountant to join their team for the lead Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. In this role you manage the financials for assigned properties while working with a knowledgeable and talented team that will help you train and develop to grow within the company. The person most...
For immediate consideration please e-mail your resume in Word format to ***** “sarah DOT ayala AT parkerlynch DOT com” with “Staff Accountant” in the subject line. Emailed resumes will have priority consideration over online submissions NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE Title: Staff Accountant Duties: We are seeking accountants who are outgoing, self-motivated with strong communication a...
Known for exceptional service, this very strong and well respected hedge fund is in need of a strong accountant for the Fund Accountant Job in Chicago, IL . The person most qualified for this role will have a minimum of two years of experience in a similar role working with financial service clients either in a hedge fund or public accounting firm. The company has a phenomenal culture, great benef...
Main responsibilities include: Prepare month end close, compile all balance sheet accounts, and report the accuracy to company headquarters. Assist with complex reporting requirements for management onsite and offsite. Prepare daily Capital computation and send to the company's international headquarters. Prepare daily Reverse Repo file. Perform weekly 15c3-3 calculation. Perform daily...
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Position will perform various control and analysis for the Financial Control team. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Perform various analyses to ensure the integrity of the general ledger and ensure balances are reflected in accordance with the respective US GAAP requirements Perform GL work for all transactions including debt, equity and Private Equity inv...
An elite private equity firm with close to $2 billion in assets under management is in need of a Staff Accountant. This is a newly created position open due to growth and will enjoy great exposure to the highest levels of the organization. This role will have a lot of autonomy in addition to having the exposure to areas of the business where you may have interest and want to learn more about. This...
Forward-thinking and innovative company in Chicago is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their growing and successful team. This role will perform the accounting, reporting, and analysis for business revenue in addition to supporting monthly financial close processes. This position is integral in driving financials for business success. The right candidate for this role should have a strong inter...
Investment management firm in a rapid growth cycle is seeking a Senior Fund Accountant for a newly created position. With over $5 billion in assets under management and a strong business development model, it is a great time to join this organization. This firm is in a major growth mode which has created the need for this position. The Accountant in this role will be integrated in hedge fund proce...
Fund Accountant job located in Downtown Chicago, IL with top Financial Services Company. Mutual Fund Accountant with a minimum two years of accounting experience that will assist and support the Financial Services department as needed with primary responsibilities inclusive of, but not limited to: • Working closely with fund administrators to ensure accounting, financial reporting, and trade issue...
Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL A client is seeking to fill a Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate will be involved in providing technical accounting support, perform research and follow up with hands on assistance in the application and implementation of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. There is room for advancement within the corporation. Senior Accountant...
Our client is looking for a detailed individual for a contract to hire General Accountant job in the Chicago, IL area. You must have a minimum of two years’ experience with general accounting. You must also have intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel. You must also have experience with inventory accounting. General Accountant Responsibilities: - Prepare monthly and quarterly inventory reports fo...
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$38,000.00 - $76,960.00
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Provides financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
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Attention to Detail
Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
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