Junior Staff Accountant

$25 - $30 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 135207
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Are you a recent accounting graduate seeking an opportunity to launch your career in a dynamic industry? LaSalle Network has partnered with our esteemed client in the waste management sector, situated in the Chicagoland area. They are on the lookout for a dedicated Junior Staff Accountant to become an integral part of their expanding team. Our client stands as a leader in waste management solutions, committed to fostering sustainability and environmental stewardship. Nestled within the vibrant Chicagoland area, they cultivate a collaborative work environment where innovation and integrity flourish.

The Junior Staff Accountant will be responsible for financial statement preparation and account reconciliations. Additionally, they will support accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, ensuring accuracy and adherence to regulatory standards.

Junior Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in the preparation and analysis of financial statements and reports tailored to the waste management industry
  • Conducting reconciliations for accounts pertinent to waste disposal and recycling services
  • Supporting accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, encompassing invoicing and vendor management
  • Contributing to month-end and year-end closing activities, ensuring precision and adherence to regulations
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to streamline accounting processes and bolster efficiency

Junior Staff Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • 1+ year of general ledger accounting experience
  • Strong analytical prowess and attention to detail, with the capacity to decipher intricate financial data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Stellar communication and interpersonal skills
  • Adaptability and a thirst for knowledge within a fast-paced environment

If you're fueled by a passion for accounting and eager to contribute to positive change in the waste management sector, we welcome your application!

Thank you,

Ann Marie O’Sullivan
Senior Project 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.