Staff Accountant

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Job ID: 135108
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a global, multi-billion-dollar food production company with a legacy spanning over 50 years, known for its household-name brands in the food industry. Headquartered in Evanston, IL, this company has a robust presence in North America and is a leader in the market. The organization's Foods Division, its largest business segment, is currently seeking a dynamic Staff Accountant to join their finance team at their North American headquarters.

As a Staff Accountant in the Foods Division, you will play a crucial role in supporting various aspects of accounting. Reporting directly to the Controller, this position offers an opportunity to work with a well-versed hiring manager who has been with the organization for nearly ten years. This team values professional development and wants you to grow in this role!

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Execute core monthly close tasks, including journal entries and reconciliations, ensuring accuracy and adherence to GAAP standards
  • Manage intercompany accounts and billing processes to facilitate seamless transactions within the global network
  • Participate in cash flow forecasting activities, providing valuable insights for financial planning and decision-making
  • Collaborate with auditors during internal and external audits, ensuring compliance and timely provision of necessary documentation
  • Contribute to the overall financial health of the Foods Division by actively engaging in various accounting activities and process improvements

Staff Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2+ years of corporate accounting experience within a product-based company
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Professional demeanor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Energetic and outgoing personality, with a proactive approach to problem-solving

If you are interested in the Staff Accountant role and qualify per the requirements, please apply!

Thank you, 
Anastasia Athas 
Associate Principal, Accounting & 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.