Accountant I

$80,000 - $90,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Lombard, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:129689

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Job Description

We are working with a leading global multi-billion-dollar transportation/logistics company with a rich history of innovation and commitment to excellence. As they continue to expand their operations, they’re seeking a Senior Accountant to join their dynamic finance team at their North American HQ in Lombard, IL. This team works in the office 3 days/week. 

 

The Senior Accountant will play a key role in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial information through the completion of full month end close processes. This individual will leverage their expertise in accounting and proficiency in managing large ERP systems to contribute to the financial success of our organization. This role is budgeted for $85,000-95,000 base salary. 

 

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:  

  • Execute and oversee full month end close processes, including preparation of financial statements, account reconciliations and variance analysis 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze financial data, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and company policies 

  • Manage and optimize the utilization of large ERP systems to streamline financial reporting and enhance operational efficiency 

  • Ensure accuracy in financial records, identify discrepancies and implement corrective actions as needed 

  • Collaborate with external auditors during the annual audit process providing necessary support 

 

Senior Accountant Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.  

  • 4+ years of experience in executing full month end close processes.  

  • Demonstrated experience in working in large ERP systems; any systems implementation experience is a plus.  

  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to process improve. 

 

If you are interested in this Senior Accountant opportunity and meet the above requirements, please apply today! 

 

Thank you, 

Anastasia Athas  

Associate Principal, Accounting and Finance  

LaSalle Network 

 

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The LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. 

 

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in administrative, accounting and finance, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.