Senior Accountant

$80,000 - $90,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 137702
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a dynamic and fast-growing marketing agency located in the heart of Chicago!  As the firm expands, they are seeking a Senior Accountant to join the finance team.
 
In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of our client’s financial statements, month-end close activities, mentoring junior staff members and collaborating with executive leaders to drive financial performance and growth. If you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for accounting and a desire to make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you!
 
Enjoy competitive compensation packages of $80,000 – $95,000 plus full health insurance, unlimited PTO and a free trip awarded after one year of service. Our client also offers ample opportunities for professional development and growth.
 
Senior Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and maintain accurate financial statements in accordance with GAAP
  • Lead month-end close activities, including journal entries, account reconciliations and financial analysis
  • Mentor and train junior staff members, providing guidance and support to ensure their professional development and success
  • Collaborate with executive leaders to provide financial insights and support strategic decision-making processes
  • Assist with budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis to identify areas for improvement and optimization
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal controls
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as needed to support the finance team and overall business objectives
 
Senior Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in accounting, preferably in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial reporting principles
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex financial information to stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven leadership abilities and experience mentoring and developing junior staff members
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative and team-oriented environment
 
If you are interested in this Senior Accountant opportunity and meet the above requirements, please apply today!  
 
Thank you,  


Colette Conners
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.