Staff Accountant

Location: Glenview, Illinois
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Employment Type: Permanent
Job ID: 38862
Date Added: 11/30/2023

Staff Accountant (38862)


Our client is a leading supply chain and distribution services organization in the greater Chicago area that is adding a Staff Accountant to their team! This position comes with great benefits including a very flexible- work schedule (fully remote!), unlimited PTO and tons of room to move and grow within the company.




  • Gathers and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries and document business transactions.
  • Prepares P&L statements and monthly closing and cost accounting reports.
  • Prepares general ledger account reconciliations with relevant line item detail and supporting documentation.
  • Observes, receives, and obtains information from relevant sources to understand and support financial transactions..
  • Maintains and coordinates implementation of appropriate accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Analyzes and reviews budgets and expenditures.
  • Recommends appropriate budget levels, and ensures expenditure control.
  • Monitors and reviews accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Analyzes, documents, and communicates revenue, expenditure and balance sheet trends and variances.
  • Interacts with business units and controller group to resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Develops productive working relationships with immediate and extended finance team, including functional support teams.
  • Recommends, develops, and maintains financial databases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
  • Inputs financial data and processes reports using company automated financial systems.
  • Interacts with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
  • Adheres to company policies, practices and procedures, GAAP, and SOX standards.


Experience Required


  • 1+ years accounting experience; 2+ years of experience preferred
  • Public accounting experience and/or CPA preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels of management


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