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Accounting Assistant

Creative Financial Staffing Chicago, IL Full-Time
$35,000.00 - $40,000.00 / year
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Accounting Assistant

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is looking to hire an Accounting Assistant. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department. The company boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform



RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to monthly close process.
  • Establish, modify, document, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts.


We are looking for an Accounting Assistant with a solid work ethic, excellent judgment, and a desire to build a long-term career with us. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented, with outstanding analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you are able to work effectively with minimal oversight, while also functioning well in a team environment. 


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

  • General Accounting
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Corporate accounting / General ledger experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with minimal direction





Keywords:  staff accountant, accounting, accountant, general ledger accountant, journal entries, general accounting

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$35,000-$40,000
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This salary is within the average salary range of $31,008-$77,920 for this role in this location

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