Entry Level Staff Accountant

Willowbrook, Illinois |$40-50K | Job ID: 118072

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Job Description

Our client, a notable firm in the construction industry that has been in business for over 100 years is hiring and looking for top tier candidates that recently graduated from college! As they continue to expand their accounting team, they are looking to add an Entry Level Staff Accountant to their corporate team in Willowbrook, IL!

This Entry Level Staff Accountant will report directly to the Controller and be cross trained on various responsibilities within the accounting department such as accounts payable and payroll functions. The ideal candidate will be eager to learn new functions, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a positive, “no task is too small” mentality. This position is budgeted for $45,000-50,000 base salary.

Entry Level Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for month end close, including preparation of all journal entries/accruals necessary to complete monthly financials
  • Process union payroll for 500+ employees
  • Answer questions relating to payroll taxes and deductions
  • Process and code Accounts Payable invoices to the general ledger
  • Handle onboarding documentation

Entry Level Staff Accountant Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business-related field required
  • Relevant internship/professional experience
  • Strong technical abilities within Excel
  • Highly professional with a “go-getter” personality

If you are interested in this Entry Level Staff Accountant opportunity and qualify for the role, please apply today!

Thank you,

Anastasia Athas
Associate Principal, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network

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