Calling all 2020 and 2021 Accounting grads! Are you looking to kick off your Accounting career with one of the most reputable professional services firms in the Chicagoland area. LaSalle Network has partnered with a growing professional services firm headquartered in a brand new, beautiful office located in the Loop of Chicago to identify a new Staff Accountant to join their team. This person will work directly with the CFO and Controller to manage the accounts payable process, assist the CFO and Controller directly with month end close, support on strategic firm projects, and handle any ad hoc accounting projects as assigned from the Partners.
This firm offers above market compensation, incredible benefits, and the ability to work with some of the sharpest investors, lawyers, and business partners in the area! If you are looking to absorb, learn, and grow your career in Accounting as a Staff Accountant keep reading!
Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
- Manage firmwide accounts payable process, including paying, entering, and resolving discrepancies of invoices in a timely manner
- Work alongside CFO and Controller on process improvement and strategic projects relevant to the month-end close
- Support Executive level reporting as it relates to the company payables and expense reporting
- Learn and be familiar with knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Maintain strict confidentiality, as this individual support high-level Accounting projects for the firm
Staff Accountant Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting required
- 0 – 2 years of experience
- Relevant accounting internship experience preferred
- Strong Excel knowledge, including VLOOKUPS and Pivot Tables, required
- Attention to detail, communication skills, and presentation skills
If you are interested in learning more about this Staff Accountant, position please apply today!
Project Manager, Accounting and Finance
Keywords and Related Terms: entry level , staff accountant , entry level accountant , accounting , accounts payable , financial analysis , FP&A , accounts receivable , journal entry , ERP , CPA , chicago staff accountant
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.
LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in administrative, accounting and finance, marketing, executive search, technology, sales, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.