Accountant Jobs in Chicago, Illinois
Our client is one of the leaders in building products and related materials and has various manufacturing locations around the country. We are currently seeking Financial Accountants for our client’s different locations including IL & WA. The position will be mainly responsible for assuring proper control, balance sheet integrity, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in the plant. The Sr. Financial Accou...
Regulatory Staff Accountant Major brokerage/investment firm located in Chicago, Illinois is currently seeking a qualified individual for their expanding finance department. Responsibilities: Interface daily with Operations, Treasury, and Accounting Staff Compute various haircut and charge calculations for the FOCUS and daily net capital calculation Prepare daily futures and securities customer pro...
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...
Reputable, large-scale client in Chicago, IL is in need of a Tax Accountant for a contract-to-hire position. They are looking for a communicative and interactive person who can hit the ground running with strong technical background that compiles and maintains tax records. If you are a qualified Tax Accountant with a positive and outgoing personality and possess the following skills, please apply...
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Staff Accountant Real Estate Management Company seeks a staff accountant with a positive attitude and strong work ethic to join our team. Job responsibilities include: Perform monthly and annual closings accurately and on schedule. Prepare financial statements, related schedules and reports, and entries in accordance with established policies and procedures. Prepare monthly account reconciliations...
Job Summary – Senior accountant to manage accounting and financial functions of commercial properties and corporate accounting entity. Job will encompass detail G/L accounting up to financial reporting of the properties. Individual will need to have keen business sense on ways to improve properties and accounting processes and procedures. Major Responsibilities: Prepare analysis of all balance she...
Job Description: Marc Realty is currently seeking a Property Accountant to manage accounting functions for a portfolio of properties. The ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of solid property accounting experience. Major Responsibilities: · Prepare financial statements. · Prepare monthly balance sheet support schedules · Interface with property management personnel with variance explanatio...
We are the region's most recognized general contracting firm for good reason. We have a rock solid reputation for providing stellar service and being a full service construction firm. We are adding a Junior Accountant to the team. The ideal candidate will have a resume of experience in construction accounting as well as experience with Timberline construction estimating software. If you have the a...
A privately held manufacturer company is seeking an experience accountant to join there North American Headquarters for the Staff Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. The person most fit for this position will have a minimum of three years of experience with a public/ private blend with a large company. This person will be responsible for maintaining the general ledger. The company provides a brand new...
A global leader in the marketing industry is looking for an energetic accountant for their Staff Accountant Job located in the heard of 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,...
Known for exceptional service, this very strong and well respected hedge fund located in Chicago is in need of an established Fund Accountant. The person qualified for this role will have a minimum of two years of experience in a similar role. This company has a phenomenal culture, great benefits, tuition reimbursement, and a year-end bonus. Fund Accountant Job Responsibilities: -Working closely w...
A privately held manufacturing company is looking for a talented accountant for a Senior Accountant Job in their Chicago, Illinois location. The right person for this role will have a minimum of three years of accounting experience in a similar industry. This person will be responsible for journal entries, assisting with the month end close process, financial consolidations and financial reports....
We are looking to recruit a professional individual to fill a Staff Accountant job in downtown Chicago, IL! Looking for someone who is a self-starter, with excellent communication skills. Ideal candidate will have advanced Excel skills including: pivot tables and v-lookups. You must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Responsibilities: Financial Reporting Prepare cash reconciliations and journa...
Our client in downtown Chicago is looking for a Property Accountant to join their team ASAP. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing organization. Responsibilities: Reviewing ledger detail, record adjusting journal entries, reconcile capital and tenant improvements as well as lease commissions and capitalize when complete. Preparing monthly/yearly GAAP based financial statements....
Our Fortune 500 Company is seeking a talented Sr. Accountant to join our organization. We are located in the Chicagoland area easily reached from almost all points in the Chicagoland areas. Will be responsible for general accounting activities, inventory accounting, cost analysis, and other special projects. Will work in a fast paced envireonment and be the lead accountant on most of the projects....
A Chicago-area company with a strong reputation and an expanding footprint in their industry has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, highly motivated individual as an experienced Senior Accountant.This position will be responsible for performing special project assignments, general accounting functions, financial reporting for the consolidated company, and systems maintenance, training and t...
A Chicago-area company with a strong reputation and an expanding footprint in their industry has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, highly motivated individual as an experienced Staff Accountant. This position will be responsible for performing special project assignments, general accounting functions, financial reporting and systems maintenance, training and testing. Responsibilities · Con...
Job Description: Our customer, a leader in the financial industry, is searching for an Accountant! This is a contract position for approximately 2-3 months. This is a global Fortune 100 Company, and a foot in the door has the possibility to open additional opportunities. Many of our associates have enhanced their current skills, had their contracts extended, converted to full time employment, or b...
We are a Chicago based Fortune 500 company in the consumer products field, well known and established. We are seeking a Sr. Accountant to join our organization. We are only looking for a young, career oriented professional that is seeking a career move. Sr. Accountant will have responsibility for General Accounting activities, Cost Accounting activities, some Accounting and Cost Analysis, and othe...
SAVO is currently searching for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our Finance team in the Loop. Are you change oriented? Do you like a fast-paced environment that allows you to make decisions, learn, and develop? Do you look at things and say; how could this be better? Are you detail oriented and data minded? SAVO will seek candidates who possess these attributes. The Basics: -The Senior Staff Acc...
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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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Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
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