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Staff Accountant

Ascendo Resources Chicago - Loop Full-Time
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Job Description

Job Overview: 
Staple Chicago firm is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their expanding team. The organization offers room for professional growth and a fun collaborative atmosphere. The individual will work on general a wide range of duties. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Perform general accounting functions as assigned and prepare transactions for various general ledger accounts

• Review and prepare journal entries

• Complete monthly reconciliations 

• Manage AP and AR functions

• Analyze financials to identify trends and discrepancies 

• Participate in projects and process improvements initiatives 

• Reporting and metric tracking

• Track monthly expenses and identify opportunities for savings.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience 


• BA/BS in Accounting or Finance

• 1-3 years related experience

• Highly skilled in Excel with pivot tables, macros, and complex formulas a big plus

• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills

Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation

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Job ID: MD5225Chicago

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Ascendo Resources
specializes in placing accounting, finance, banking, compliance, healthcare,
IT, HR, and administrative professionals in temporary and project
opportunities, as well as direct hire positions. Through our specialized
divisions, Ascendo has the solution to your critical staffing needs. We
leverage our experience, market knowledge, professional network and extensive
candidate database to get our clients the best available resources. Many
recruiters look to fill positions too quickly or do not put enough effort into
finding the best candidates. However, at Ascendo Resources, we diligently
screen our candidates, check references, and probe clients on their
requirements. We dig deeper than most by conducting a thorough assessment of
our client needs, work environment, organizational structure and strategy, and
necessary skills required for the position. We also get to know our candidates
by understanding their career goals and objectives and other intangibles.
Through our in-depth process, we provide specialized guidance in order to help
you find the right candidate, with the right skill-set, for the right market
value.

The Ascendo team is
comprised of former industry professionals who began their careers holding
positions with the Big 4, as well as Fortune 500 organizations. Their
experience was further enhanced after successful management positions with high
profile international staffing firms focusing on both consulting services and
direct hire placement. After many successful years in the industry, the
partnership of Ascendo was formed to provide the best available talent while
remaining cost-effective and upholding the highest ethical standards. Through
our previous professional experience and our established network of local
professionals, Ascendo Resources can assist with all of your accounting,
finance, banking, compliance, healthcare, IT, HR, and administrative staffing
needs.

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