Temporary Junior Accountant

$20 - $25 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Lake Forest, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:126398

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Job Description
Are you ready to grow your career and provide leadership with one of our top clients? We are hiring for an immediate need with one of the world’s most recognized brands in retailers, who is currently looking for a Junior Accountant to join their team!

Our client is in the northern Chicago suburbs near Lake Forest, IL. They are looking for an experienced Junior Accountant to assist with comprehensive analysis and month-end close. The ideal candidate has at least one year of accounting experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field. Our client has won multiple awards for Best Places to Work, and their employees can attest: one stated, “This is a great company that values their employees.”

Junior Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Responsible for month-end close, including preparation of all journal entries/accruals necessary to complete monthly financials
  • Create and update certain account reconciliations monthly for multiple entities
  • Assist CFO with ad hoc projects
  • Prepare quarterly asset reports and distribute amongst ownership
  • Review and approve accounts payable invoices for coding accuracy

Junior Accountant Requirements:
  • 1+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Strong technical abilities within Excel including pivot tables and VLOOKUP’s
  • Comfortable being in office 100% of the time

You must meet all the requirements in order to apply for this opportunity. If you are interested in this Junior Accountant, please apply today!

Thank you,

Lauren Just
Senior Project Manager
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.