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Staff Accountant

Connect Search, LLC Chicago Full-Time
$25.00 - $30.00 / hour
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Are you looking to grow your career as a Staff Accountant?

This is an outstanding career opportunity for an accounting professional desiring to make key contributions on high priority projects in a team setting. The ideal candidate will hold a four-year degree, and will have at least two years of experience including intermediate to advanced computer skills in MS Office, an accounting software and knowledge of US GAAP.


Job Purpose


The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for general ledger accounting for various reporting entities; including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and account reconciliations, and preparing quarterly and annual financial statements. The Staff Accountant will also be responsible for the accounts payable and cash disbursements process and assisting with special projects.



  • Preparing general ledger journal entries
  • Reconciling monthly bank statements
  • Completing special projects as requested
  • Ensuring accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Identify variances




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 2+ years of experience in an accounting position.
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills.
  • Experience with a major accounting software.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.


Recommended skills

Financial Statements
Accounts Payable
Balance Sheet
General Ledger
Bank Statements


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Staff Accountant
$25.00 - $30.00 / hour
Estimated Salary: $78K
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Connect Search, LLC is a boutique staffing firm founded by a group of partners who share the same vision and are all recruiters at heart. We have long-standing relationships with several of Illinois and Wisconsin’s top employers. Our founding partners offer profound networks in Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, and Executive Search. Our services include contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent placement across all divisions.

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