Staff Accountant

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 140358
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance
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Join a dynamic and innovative publicly traded manufacturing company with a global presence! Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, our client is committed to excellence and is proud to foster an environment that promotes internal growth and development. As a leader in the industry, they are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented Staff Accountant to join their finance team.
As a Staff Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in the finance team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who will drive process improvements to enhance overall efficiency in the department. The base salary for this position is $75,000-$90,000 with a competitive bonus structure. 
Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Perform general accounting functions including, but not limited to, accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger entries
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
  • Conduct month-end and year-end close processes
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Provide technical support and advice on management accounting
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal-setting process
  • Prepare financial reports and assist in the preparation of regulatory reporting
Staff Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, preferably within a manufacturing or publicly traded company
  • CPA certification completed or in process is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
If you are interested in this Staff Accountant opportunity and meet the above requirements, please apply today!   
Thank you,   

Colette Conners  
Senior Recruiter, 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.