Staff Accountant

Chicago, Illinois |$60,000 - $70,000 yearly | Job ID: 111851

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Job Description

Our client, a family-owned machinery manufacturer is looking to hire a Staff Accountant in their downtown Chicago officeThis individual will work closely with the Controller and Executive team on a variety of accounting operations, perform financial reporting and assist with the budgeting and planning for the organization to help support executive decision-making.

As the company expands, they are looking to grow the accounting department. This individual will have the opportunity to grow into management in the next few years. The Staff Accountant opening is budgeted for a $70,000-$90,000 annual base salary, with guaranteed merit increases/raises each year.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Perform an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close
  • Prepare journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations in adherence to GAAP
  • Adhere to company policy in the implementation and monitoring of proper internal controls
  • Analyze the company’s financial performance in comparison to forecasted amounts and prior periods; communicate findings effectively to provide a better understanding of the business
  • Support both internal and external financial audits
  • Perform analytical, accounting and/or operational support assignments as directed
  • Support operations and finance leaders in the analysis as needed

Staff Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • 1+ years of public accounting and/or industry accounting
  • Excellent communication, organization, analytical and problem-solving skills

If you are interested in this Staff Accountant role, please apply today!

Thank you,

Colette Conners
Senior Project Manager, Accounting & Finance
LaSalle Network

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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.