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Staff Accountant

Job ID: BH343794

Category: Staff Accountant

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Staff Accountant

Direct Hire
Commutable to Chicago, Deerfield, Western Springs
Open to a hybrid role
$250mm staffing and consulting firm
Team of 10 growing to 15
Interview with current controller (being elevated) and then CFO
Preferred: Someone with a billing and receivables emphasis

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support with all month-end and year-end close responsibilities
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and post month-end journal entries
  • Reconcile client billings
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Review accounts receivable and provide analysis
  • Assist back office team when necessary with client billings based upon various and unique invoicing requirements
  • Maintain existing databases and excel spreadsheets; create new spreadsheets and comparable documents as necessary
  • Other various projects and special assignments from the Chief Financial Officer and the Corporate Controller


Skills & Abilities

  • Solid experience and understanding of general accounting (primarily accounts receivable / billings and payroll)
  • Staffing / consulting industry experience (or comparable service-based business) is a plus
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize workload, learn quickly, and maintain sensitivity to confidential nature of projects
  • Highly effective communicate skills with a positive attitude
  • Above average computer skills and speed to accommodate high volume of activity
  • Highly fluent in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel)
  • Superior customer service skills and organizational ability
  • Must have strong work ethic and professional attitude
  • Resides within a close proximity to Deerfield, IL or Western Springs, IL (20 mile radius)


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Finance or Accounting preferred
  • 2-4 years of related corporate accounting experience
  • Experience working in a professional services industry a strong plus



The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Deerfield,