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Staff Accountant


Chicago, IL

Posted 3 weeks ago


Position Summary: Responsible for general accounting operations of all financial transactions; reconcile account balances and bank statements, maintain general ledger and assist in month- end close procedures; ensures accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks.
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Prepare monthly financial and various detailed analyses
  • Responsible for daily cash management reporting
  • Maintains company checking account – keeps a running total of available funds, maintains petty cash and reimbursements
  • Collections – reviews status of delinquent accounts and initiates collection action as well as sending to collections
  • Creates general ledger weekly, as well as at month end
  • Monthly journal entries
  • Assists in monthly closings
  • Approves and determines credit limit for open account customers
  • Prepare monthly reports, including accounts receivable reports, head counts, monthly sales reports, complete financial reports, etc.
  • Duties require broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex accounting issues
  • Works with confidential data, which if disclosed, might have significant internal effect minor external effect
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested


  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Thorough knowledge and skills of general accounting concepts, techniques and principals
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Accuracy and attention to detail; aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills

Work 4 days/week in-office and 1 day/week remotely

Contact the Recruiter:
Kimberly Parks
Talent Acquisition Advisor
Kimberly Parks
Talent Acquisition Advisor
(847) 692-0621
(847) 692-0621
Messina Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
We provide and promote equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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