Entry Level Staff Accountant

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: In Office
Location: Waukegan, Illinois
Job ID: 136379
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Our client, a global leader in the food production and packing industry, is hiring an Entry Level Staff Accountant at their US division in Waukegan, IL. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to their rapid growth trajectory while working in a dynamic company.

As an Entry Level Staff Accountant, you'll be an integral part of the finance team. This position will be responsible for handling accounts payable and accounts receivable functions within a collaborative and transparent environment that values cross-training.
Entry Level Staff Accountant Responsibilities: 
  • Collaborate with vendors to ensure timely processing of invoices
  • Code invoices accurately to the General Ledger
  • Reconcile company credit cards and expense reports
  • Process invoices via ACH payments
  • Process credit card applications and maintain customer records
  • Run aging reports and monitor outstanding balances
  • Perform collections on overdue accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of 1099s for vendors

Entry Level Staff Accountant Requirements: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute to a collaborative team environment
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles including debits, credits and chart of accounts

If you are interested in this Entry Level Staff Accountant role, please apply today and become part of their success story!
Thank you, 
Anastasia Athas 
Associate Principal, Accounting & Finance 
LaSalle Network 

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.