Entry Level Staff Accountant

Contract TypeDirect Hire

Job LocationChicago, Illinois

LHH is looking a dynamic and bright candidate for an excellent client of ours in the hospitality and creative industry. Our client is looking to add an entry-level Staff Accountant to their team. The ideal candidate must be self-starter who is eager to learn and must have their Bachelor’s in Accounting.

This position starts off 5-days in the River North office with training and converts to hybrid schedule of 4-days in office/1-day remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the day-to-day, monthly, and year-end operations of the Finance Department including financial statement presentation and analysis
  • Contributing to monthly, QTD, and YTD financial statements and related reports including but not limited to balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow statements, and budget to actual variance analyses
  • Reviews general ledger (G/L) activity to ensure all activity is properly recorded and reflected in G/L.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial statement workpapers to verify accuracy of bookkeeping for the period
  • Supports preparation of annual tax documents
  • Assists in the creation, maintenance, and reconciliation of store level and corporate bank accounts
  • Review of company books to ensure timely and accurate processing and recording all accounts payable transactions, and ensures that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Finance policies and procedures
  • Assists with the recording and reconciliation of revenue and receivables
  • Records and processes intercompany expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation, and recording of adjusting and/or reclassification journal entries, if necessary
  • Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • A minimum of 1-2 corporate accounting experience preferred (internships included)
  • Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs)
  • Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401K + Match
  • Company provided lunches
  • Dog friendly office
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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    Entry Level Staff Accountant

    LHH

    7 days ago

    Contract Type

    Direct Hire

    Job Location

    Chicago, Illinois

    LHH is looking a dynamic and bright candidate for an excellent client of ours in the hospitality and creative industry. Our client is looking to add an entry-level Staff Accountant to their team. The ideal candidate must be self-starter who is eager to learn and must have their Bachelor’s in Accounting.

    This position starts off 5-days in the River North office with training and converts to hybrid schedule of 4-days in office/1-day remote.

    Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the day-to-day, monthly, and year-end operations of the Finance Department including financial statement presentation and analysis
  • Contributing to monthly, QTD, and YTD financial statements and related reports including but not limited to balance sheets, income statements, cash-flow statements, and budget to actual variance analyses
  • Reviews general ledger (G/L) activity to ensure all activity is properly recorded and reflected in G/L.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial statement workpapers to verify accuracy of bookkeeping for the period
  • Supports preparation of annual tax documents
  • Assists in the creation, maintenance, and reconciliation of store level and corporate bank accounts
  • Review of company books to ensure timely and accurate processing and recording all accounts payable transactions, and ensures that all invoices and staff reimbursements are paid accurately and in accordance with Finance policies and procedures
  • Assists with the recording and reconciliation of revenue and receivables
  • Records and processes intercompany expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, fixed assets depreciation, and recording of adjusting and/or reclassification journal entries, if necessary
  • Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • A minimum of 1-2 corporate accounting experience preferred (internships included)
  • Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs)
  • Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401K + Match
  • Company provided lunches
  • Dog friendly office
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

    To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.lhh.com/us/en/candidate-privacy

    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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