Entry Level Staff Accountant

Chicago, IL | Job ID: 54191

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Job Description

Entry-Level Staff Accountant

One of the worlds most loved children’s brands is looking for an Entry-Level Staff Accountant to join their accounting team in downtown Chicago. This company has a national presence and has been growing for over 90 years. This candidate will be reporting to the Accounting Manager and working on a driven team that focuses on high quality work and results.

The ideal candidate for this Entry-Level Staff Accountant role will have experience working within Microsoft Excel, be eager to learn about account reconciliations and journal entries and have a pleasant attitude. The candidate should also desire to work hard in their role.

Entry-Level Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Perform account reconciliation
  • Maintain general ledger accounts
  • Prepare monthly reports for accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Post journal entries to general ledger
  • Work closely with the accounting team during month-end close
  • Assist with quarterly and annual financial reporting
  • Financial statement preparation

Entry-Level Staff Accountant Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required  
  • High level proficiency in Excel including Pivot Tables and VLOOKUPs
  • 0-2+ years of staff accountant experience

This position is attracting top talent and is moving quickly. If you are a looking to further your career as a Entry-Level Staff Accountant and want to work on a talented team at a growing company, please apply today!  


Thank you,

Margaret Taylor

Unit Manager, Accounting & Finance

LaSalle Network


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