Junior Accountant

$25 - $30 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:130886

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is working with a leader in the manufacturing industry as they continue to grow their market share. This large multinational company is headquartered in Chicago on a beautiful state-of-the-art campus. They are looking to bring on a Junior Accountant to join their team. This team is working to connect to some of the largest retail companies in the world to establish business connections. A successful candidate with use their financial acumen and business knowledge to drive and sustain company and personal growth.  
As a Junior Accountant, you will play a crucial role in supporting their finance department. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate or entry-level professional to gain valuable experience and contribute to the success of their organization. The ideal candidate will have a solid foundation in accounting principles, strong analytical skills, and a passion for accuracy. 
Junior Accountant Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements and reports 

  • Perform general ledger reconciliations and analysis 

  • Process accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions 

  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes 

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting 

  • Contribute to process improvements within the finance department 

Junior Accountant Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field 

  • Strong understanding of basic accounting principles 

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other relevant accounting software 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 

  • Eagerness to learn and take on new responsibilities 

If you are interested in working for a large multinational corporation that is ripe with opportunity and an entrepreneurial spirit, please apply for the Junior Accountant position today!? 

Thank you, 
Cara Jarosz 
Unit Manager, Accounting and 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.