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Entry-Level Staff Accountant

Company: LaSalle Network
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur client, a publicly traded ($1.5B in annual revenue) financial services technology company, is looking to hire top talent at their Downtown Chicago office. This organization has been around for 35+ years offering an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors. As they continue to grow, they are hiring an Entry-Level Staff Accountant to join their team.This company investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries. They offer products and services for investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers, and sponsors. The Entry-Level Staff Accountant will support the close and financial reporting processes for the financial reporting, revenue accounting, and GL accounting teams. This role is budgeted for a competitive base of $60,000 with a competitive bonus attached.
Entry-Level Staff Accountant Responsibilities

  • Heavy involvement with month end prepares journal entries, account reconciliations, financial statement schedules
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests
  • Research and resolve day-to-day financial reporting issues and to ensure proper application of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Provide insightful financial analysis including explanations of variances between actual and prior period results
  • Ensure continued compliance with internal audit and SOX requirements and assist with the identification of process/control/automation enhancements
    Entry-Level Staff Accountant Requirements
    • 0-2 years of accounting experience
    • Strong communication and critical thinking skills
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Strong technical abilities within Excel
      If you are interested in this Entry-Level Staff Account opportunity and qualify for the role, please apply today!
      Thank you,Colette ConnersAssociate Recruiter, Accounting & FinanceLaSalle Network
      Keywords and Related Terms: accountant , finance , staff accounting , technology , investment , month end close , public , bachelor's degree , month end , reporting , reconciliations , cash , accruals , internal controls , GL , general ledger , global, student-housing, administration, financial services , financeLaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.

Keywords: LaSalle Network, Chicago , Entry-Level Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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