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Junior Accountant

Chicago Full-Time
$60,668.00 - $72,239.00 / year
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We are growing at an unprecedented rate and we are interested in hiring a Junior Accountant to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a head for numbers, experience with MS Excel, and strong analytical skills. The Junior Accountant will report directly to the Accounting Supervisor, and will need to demonstrate the ability to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced office environment. We offer opportunities for advancement for the right candidate, and a competitive salary.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Reconcile various bank accounts by compiling and balancing financial information
  • Maintains accounting records of subsidiary branches using balance sheet analysis and general ledger accounts
  • Helps secure sensitive financial data by assisting other team members with database creation and maintenance
  • Corrects accounting errors and posts journal entry adjustments
  • Prepares fixed asset depreciation and accruals
  • Determines the financial status and health of various organizations and businesses
  • Updates and maintains general ledger accounts by keeping close track of accounts receivable details and control accounts
  • Expands knowledge base by participating in educational programs and reading accounting publications
  • Completes other accounting tasks as needed

Skills and Qualifications

  • Firm grasp of basic and intermediate accounting principles
  • Ability to perform elementary mathematical operations
  • Willingness to meet deadlines on a consistent basis
  • Comfortable handling and storing confidential financial information
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to compile professional and thorough accounting reports
  • Respects and understands SFAS Rules
  • Can produce high-quality work regularly
  • Ability to analyze information in an objective and nonbiased manner

Recommended skills

Accounts Receivable
General Ledger
Fixed Asset


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Junior Accountant
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