• Staff Accountant

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    Chicago, IL
  • Overview

    The Staff Accountant is responsible for the day to day activities of the Finance Department along with corporate requirements and reporting for the division; and responsible for efficient and timely maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. 


    • Enter, code, and obtain approvals for all incoming AP invoices and other payment requests
    • Distribute payments as approved via check, wire and ACH
    • Vendor and Employee setup in accounting systems
    • Prepares journal entries for monthly close and ensures proper cut-off procedures are followed for year-end close
    • Help prepare monthly reporting packages
    • Assist in meeting the monthly closing schedule
    • Support accounts payable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry
    • Review and prepare general ledger account reconciliations.
    • Assist internal and external auditors as needed.
    • Prepare and process deposit entries
    • Handle other duties and special projects as assigned. 
    • Lead or assist with various finance, accounting or other special projects


    • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting and finance.
    • 2+ years’ experience in an accounting role
    • Real estate and/or construction experience is a plus
    • Advanced Excel Skills, JD Edwards experience and Essbase/Hyperion a plus


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