Senior Accountant

Westchester, IL | Job ID: 54528

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with a long-standing education company in Schaumburg to help them identify an experienced and versatile Senior Accountant to start immediately. 

This Senior Accountant will play a vital role in preparing financial statements and journal entries, completing month-end close and post-close analysis, reconciling accounts, and helping identify process improvements. 

This company is a leader in the education space, equipping schools in all areas with equipment they need to succeed! If you are a Senior Accountant looking to make an impact in the education space, please apply today! 

The starting compensation for this role is $25-30/hr depending on experience.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Month-end close which includes, but is not limited to, preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and consolidation

  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual reports

  • Assists with the design and creation of financial reports - both 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 with other corporate based accounting and finance functions, as needed

Senior Accountant Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is preferred but not required 

  • 2 -5 years of experience as a Senior Accountant

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookups)

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail and reconciliation skills

  • Ability to express ideas effectively

  • Solid organizational skills




Anna Horton

Recruiter, Accounting & Finance

LaSalle Network



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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.