Senior Accountant

Westchester, IL | Job ID: 54528

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with a long-standing, Fortune 500 company in Schaumburg to help them identified an experienced and motivated Senior Accountant.

This Senior Accountant will prepare financial statements, preparation of journal entries, complete month-end close, post-close analysis for a dynamic multi-location organization with locations across the United States, and provide leadership to newer employees.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly journal entries in accordance with professional standards.
  • Provide general ledger support as part of standard monthly procedure.
  • Perform month-end balance sheet,  revenue, expense, and payroll account reconciliations.
  • Oversee team of AR and AP transactional specialists with focus toward problem solving and providing support as needed.
  • Assists with the design and creation of financial reports - both standard recurring reports and ad-hoc reports.
  • Maintain and develop appropriate accounting processes, including review of internal controls and best practices, through analyzing current procedures and recommending changes.
  • Support audit process through preparation of supporting account schedules and other requests.
  • Assist other corporate based accounting and finance functions, as needed.

Senior Accountant Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is preferred 
  • 3 -5 years of experience as a Senior Accountant
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, lookups)
  • SAGE Experience is required 
  • Advanced excel skills 
  • Oracle system experience is a plus
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and reconciliation skills
  • Ability to express ideas effectively
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Operates effectively in a team environment

If you are interested and are qualified please Apply Today!

 

Best,

 

Caitlin Falsey

Sr Project Manager, Accounting & Finance

LaSalle Network

630-472-1700
 

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in marketing, executive search, accounting and finance, technology, administrative, call center and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent, and permanent positions.