Accountant Jobs in Illinois

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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Caterpillar Incorporated - Springfield, IL
Senior Staff Accountant II - Accountable in Springfield, Illinois Career Area: Accounting Job Description: As a Senior Staff Accountant II at Caterpillar, you will provide technical expertise and perform...
2 days ago
Glenview, IL
with the SEC Assisting in the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements and preparing annual financial statements Prepare certain consolidation and reporting journal entries...
3 days ago
Downers Grove, IL
Accepted Accounting Principles...
2 days ago
Sterling Bay - Chicago, IL
The Accountant will handle the following responsibilities: Administer, monitor, and manage automated AP system Maintain vendor accounts and enter new/update vendor data in AvidXchange, Yardi, MRI and...
3 days ago
Denali Financial Consulting - Chicago, IL
Responsibility for all monthly balance sheet reconciliations....
Remote Work
2 days ago
Driven Insights - Chicago, IL
Reconciliations Month end close, report generation Assist with cash flow projections and budgeting Help onboard new clients, deploy new technology and overhaul and standardize new accounting process...
Remote Work
2 days ago
DePaul University - Chicago, IL
Responsibilities & Duties Assists with the university's month and year-end close process including preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations, trial balances, financial statements...
2 days ago
Illinois State University - Normal, IL
Duties also include, but is not limited to, assisting with the preparation of financial statements and budget, participate in audits, reconciliation of financial records, monitoring accounts to ensure...
2 days ago
American Academy of pediatrics - Itasca, IL
The American Academy of Pediatrics has an opportunity in our Finance Department for a Senior Accountant reporting to the Manager, Accounting Services to process and manage state sales tax and fixed...
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Chicago, IL
Project Accountant The LaSalle Network Inc Chicago, IL Full Time Job Details An architecture and engineering firm in Chicago has partnered with LaSalle Network to find a Project Accountant to join their...
1 day ago
Methode Electronics Inc - Chicago, IL
Assist with month-/quarter-/year-end closing activities (journal entries, reserve calculations, inventory valuation, account reconciliations, etc.)....
2 days ago
The Kraft Heinz Company - Chicago, IL
entries, account reconciliations, SEC disclosures, technical analyses and related memoranda, etc.)...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
Responsibilities: Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements...
2 days ago
Intuit - Champaign, IL
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
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2 days ago
Varsity Tutors - Wilmette, IL
#Wilmette CMA - Certified Management Accountant Tutor Jobs*Varsity Tutors has students in #Wilmette looking for CMA - Certified Management Accountant exam tutoring....
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Demographic Data for Illinois

Moving to Illinois? Find some basic demographic data about Illinois below.


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Accountant Online Courses and Training Opportunities

ERPGulf training for accountants.
You will learn how to use an ERP system in a company for Accounting, sales, Purchase, HR, Payroll, Asset, HelpdeskThis course will prepare an accountant/auditor/business-owner to use ERPGulf and...

Be An Accountant in short time
Accounting is the backbone of every Organization and this Course has been prepared for anyone who would like to be an Accountant in a very short time learning fast the accounting concepts, ...

Accountant in the Business Environment
The purpose of this course is to develop your knowledge and understanding of how accounting relates to other parts of a business and the business environment. The course will seek to develop an...

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Illinois

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Illinois as reported by the BLS.

$74,575

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Accountant positions.

Highest Education Level

Accountants in Illinois 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 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 Illinois
  • 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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