General Ledger Accountant Jobs in Illinois
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...
We are hiring for a Staff Accountant/Accountant job in Skokie, IL. You must have general ledger and cost accounting experience to be considered for this position. You will be responsible for analysis, journal entries and general ledger, sales and use tax filings, accounts receivable and ad hoc reporting. This position is a great opportunity for the right person to advance their cost accounting ski...
Our client is looking for a committed individual for a direct hire Accountant job in the Chicago, IL area. You must have a minimum of two years’ experience in an accounting role. You must also have strong Excel skills. Accountant Job Responsibilities: • Posts and maintains ledger accounts • Reconciles salary reports, bank statements, and general ledger trial balances • Prepares deposit slips and m...
This position is responsible for the coordination, development, and compilation of the manufacturing budgets as well as regular analysis of all manufacturing variances to the budget. Responsibilities include providing insights and recommendations based on the monthly financial results. Additonally the position is responsible for all accounting functions for the plant, including the monthly and yea...
Treasury Investment Accountant Primary Functions: 1. Reporting on investment activities, holdings, and results 2. Oversee investment portfolios to verify principal repayments, income receipts, dividends, etc. 3. Be on the leading edge of new investment vehicles, reporting requirements, investment accounting, and regulatory/compliance issues. 4. Verify trade activity from external investment manage...
Our client is a global, Fortune 500 organization based in the western suburbs of Chicago. Due to expansion and growth within their business, the firm has an immediate need for a Staff Accountant to join their team. This person will work closely with other members of finance on issues relating to corporate accounting, reporting, and ad-hoc projects as needed. Responsibilities include: Handle issues...
Our client in the Chicagoland area has an immediate contract opportunity for a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant would be responsible for consolidating the balance sheets and income statements, financial statement analysis, general ledger entries and various account reconciliations, month-end accounting work including posting of entries, gathering of supporting documents, maintaining of acc...
The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has set ambitious goals to ensure that every child—in every school and every neighborhood—has access to a world-class learning experience from birth, resulting in graduation from high school college- and career-ready. Purpose or Summary Statement of Primary Duties and Responsibilities of Position Accountant (Accounting) - Under supervision, participate in the maint...
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...
Accountant Dixon Direct is seeking candidates for an experienced Accountant This person will be responsible cost and financial accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory analysis and audit compliance. Responsibilities Assist with the monthly close, financial reporting, forecast planning and analysis, and tax reporting. Maintain the company's financial accounting system and record...
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...
Purpose of the position: A fast growing U.S. Affiliate of a major international corporation based in China is need of an experienced take charge Senior Accountant. This experienced Senior Accountant shall report directly to the Finance Controller. The Senior Accountant’s primary roles will be to support the Company’s accounting and reporting functions. The career opportunity is located in the Grea...
Newly created position is available with a small, yet prestigious firm. This is an ideal role for a well-rounded Accountant to join a company that prides itself on service to the customer and has built lasting relationships with clients during in their many years since establishment. This is a diverse position requiring a qualified Accountant to handle general accounting duties. In this role you w...
Forward-thinking and innovative company in the Chicago suburbs is seeking a Senior Financial Accountant to join their team at a time of extensive growth and productivity. 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 cand...
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...
Our client is hiring for a full time Senior Tax Accountant job in Chicago, IL. You must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in this role from either mid-tier to large public accounting firms or fortune 500 company’s tax department and have the knowledge with federal, state and international returns, extensions and estimated payments. You will be responsible for assisting the Federal Tax Manager...
Immediate direct hire position for a Staff Accountant job on the Northside of Chicago. Work for well-established company with clients in over 30 states that has been in business for over 80 years! As a Staff Accountant responsibilities include the following: Accurate & timely preparation of assigned journal entries for each monthly close. Accurate & timely analysis of selected general ledger accou...
Our client is hiring for a contract Accountant in Buffalo Grove, IL. You must have a minimum of one to three years of experience and strong skills in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger and reconciliations to be considered for this position. You will be responsible for overseeing the day to day accounting functions including ap, ar, reconciliations and also supporting the human r...
Illinois Medical District Commission Job Description Last Updated 04/14 Position Title: Senior Financial Accountant Reports To: CFO Full-Time Non-Exempt Percent of Travel Required: None POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for all aspects of the financial statement preparation for the IMDC. Prepares journal entries, reconciles multiple bank statements, maintain fixed asset schedules. Ass...
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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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Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
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