Staff Accountant

Growing company seeking dedicated staff accountant/ $$$

  • Beach Park, IL
  • $65,000 - $75,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Billy Mewton
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A bit about us:

The Staff Accountant is a key member of the accounting team. Maintains and controls the General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review and accuracy of financial records.

Why join us?

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Job Details

Job Details:

Are you passionate about numbers and financial analysis? Do you have a knack for identifying discrepancies and solving complex accounting problems? If so, we are looking for you! We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Permanent Staff Accountant to join our dynamic team. This role provides an exciting opportunity to be a part of a vibrant, fast-paced environment where you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the financial integrity and transparency of our organization.


As a Permanent Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for an array of critical tasks that maintain the financial health of our organization. Your responsibilities will include:

1. Managing the General Ledger, ensuring all entries are accurate and up-to-date.
2. Conducting monthly and year-end operations, including reconciliations, journal entries, and closing procedures.
3. Preparing financial statements and reports, including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.
4. Conducting financial review and analysis, identifying trends, variances, and discrepancies.
5. Ensuring compliance with GAAP and company policies.
6. Assisting with the preparation of budgets and financial forecasts.
7. Collaborating with external auditors to facilitate annual auditing process.
8. Participating in the development and implementation of financial systems and processes to improve efficiency.
9. Assisting with tax preparation and filing.
10. Providing support to the finance team as needed.


To be successful in this role, you will need:

1. A CPA certification.
2. A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role.
3. A thorough understanding and working knowledge of GAAP.
4. Proficiency in managing the General Ledger.
5. Experience in conducting monthly and year-end operations.
6. Strong financial review and analysis skills.
7. Exceptional attention to detail, with the ability to identify errors and discrepancies.
8. Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
9. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
10. Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
11. A proactive approach, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to take your accounting career to the next level, in an environment that values your skills and expertise. If you are ready for a challenging and rewarding role, we would love to hear from you.
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Beach Park, IL
Job Type
$65,000 - $75,000