Accountant Jobs in Evanston, IL

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Northbrook, IL (8 miles from Evanston, IL)
3 days ago
Firstservice Residential - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations and supporting schedules. Analyze the Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts for accuracy.? Prepare and post journal entries to the General Ledger....
3 days ago
Tegus - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Participate in month-end close activities, including booking journal entries and accruals, and performing balance sheet account reconciliations....
1 day ago
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Prepares account analyses to determine if accruals are necessary for month-end close. Prepares detailed journal entries and processes transfers monthly, quarterly or as stated in the MOU....
1 day ago
Lake Bluff, IL (18 miles from Evanston, IL)
Senior Accountant Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft....
22 hours ago
Addison, IL (18 miles from Evanston, IL)
Duties include monthly financial close, including journal entries, account reconciliation and analysis, and financial statement reporting....
22 hours ago
WTTW Communications - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Prepare account reconciliations Track equipment and construction projects and report results to management Provide monthly financial reports (monthly Financial Statements, detailed GL, project reports...
9 hours ago
Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Preparation of journal entries. Internal & External Audit related tasks. Other general accounting duties as assigned....
3 days ago
ASM Global - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Evanston, IL)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Maintains balance sheet detail records; performs account analysis. Inputs journal entries. Inputs journal entries....
1 day ago
Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc. - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
statements and other regulatory filings....
5 hours ago
Elmhurst, IL (16 miles from Evanston, IL)
Responsibilities: -Serve under CWFs Senior Accountant to prepare invoices, process weekly payroll and accounts payable, as well as reconciling accounts -Maintain accurate and detailed accounting journal...
1 day ago
Humana - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
The Accountant 1 performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss...
1 day ago
Bedford Park, IL (22 miles from Evanston, IL)
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the following: Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries....
22 hours ago
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - Rolling Meadows, IL (16 miles from Evanston, IL)
Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way,...
19 hours ago
Fast Switch, Ltd. - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Evanston, IL)
Prepares and reviews periodic financial statements on a consolidated basis....
3 hours ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Evanston, IL

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Evanston, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.3%)
  • Master's Degree (27.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.2%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Evanston, IL
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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