Senior Accountant

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $60,000 - $80,000 per year
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Senior Accountant

job summary:
Randstad USA is seeking Sr. Accountant for an exciting and challenging opportunity with a manufacturing company in the near west suburbs.

Randstad is working with a company in Burr Ridge to identify a skilled accounting for a position within their growing department.

An ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree and at least four years of work experience in a staff accountant capacity. Other essential attributes include a positive attitude, strong organizational skills, the ability to work across various platforms, and strong interpersonal and communication skills.

If you are looking for a new role that offers opportunities for continued growth and professional development, this is the opportunity for you.

location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $60,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
  • Timely and accurately completes all assigned tasks necessary for the general ledger close at each period-end, quarter-end, and year-end reporting cycle
  • Preparation and posting of journal entries and maintenance of clear and thorough back-up documentation in support of the journal entries
  • Timely preparation of assigned Balance Sheet account reconciliations at each period-end
  • Research of accounts, reconciling items, and transactions as needed
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Interpret accounting standards and recommend accounting treatment in accordance with GAAP
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with internal control process
  • Assist in the annual audit preparation, communicate with auditors and provide documentation as needed
  • Make recommendations for process enhancements
  • Perform ad-hoc assignments from manager as needed
  • Assist and take charge of various special projects, and see them to completion
  • B.S. Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA preferred
  • 2+ years' experience in general accounting (public accounting preferred).
  • Knowledge of GAAP, accounting rules, regulations, policies, and internal controls.
  • Advance Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with automated accounting systems
Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), annual retirement contribution, paid time off and holidays.

If this sounds like a position that matches your skills, experience and... more importantly... your career goals, I want to speak with you. Click APPLY or send me an e-mail at so that we can schedule a time to speak.

skills: CPA
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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