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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Senior Accountant (Hybrid)

  • The HEICO Companies LLC
  • Downers Grove, IL
  • 2 days ago

Ensure financial record systems are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles....


  • Halliburton
  • Apple River, IL
  • 2 days ago

We are looking for the right people people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop...

Recovery Accountant

  • Healthcare Trust of America, Inc.
  • Chicago, IL
  • 2 days ago

Utilize accounting close software to prepare journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations including CAM budget accruals, for a portfolio or group of buildings Calculate year-end common...

Project Accountant I

  • The Walsh Group
  • Chicago, IL
  • 2 days ago

The Project Accountant manages the day-to-day project accounting on 5-15 projects at a time....

Ensuring all items are received from properties on a monthly basis, posting of monthly journal entries, updating daily cash, preparation of sales taxes, preparation of bank & balance sheet reconciliations...

Project Accountant

  • Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago,& Ft. Lauderdale
  • Lemont, IL
  • 3 days ago

Our client has had some internal movement in the Accounting department and are needing some extra assistance getting caught up for month end close....

Staff Accountant

  • Ne Finch Company
  • Peoria, IL
  • 2 days ago

Staff Accountant N. E....


  • Brainlab
  • Westchester, IL
  • 2 days ago

Prepare & post journal entries. Reconcile general ledger accounts and analyze for accuracy....

Senior Accountant (Remote)

  • Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Lisle, IL
  • 1 day ago

ledger, month-end close, intercompany transactions, account reconciliations, account analysis) Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel - spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables,...

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Staff Accountant General Ledger, Sales Tax And Reporting

  • Optics Planet / Ecentria
  • Northbrook, IL
  • 21 hours ago

This position will report to the Business Unit Controller and will be responsible for general accounting, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, general ledger account analysis, and financial reporting...

Senior Accountant General Ledger, Sales Tax And Reporting

  • Optics Planet / Ecentria
  • Northbrook, IL
  • 21 hours ago

This position will report to the Business Unit Controller and will be responsible for general accounting, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, general ledger account analysis, and financial reporting...

Senior Tax Accountant-Remote Nationwide

  • Centene Corporation
  • National Stock Yards, IL
  • 20 hours ago

Experience with Thomson Reuters/OneSource products preferred. Centene is proud to offer competitive benefits for this position. They are available for review at: The salary range is: 80k-90k....

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Accountant II

  • Centene Corporation
  • Smithton, IL
  • 20 hours ago

Maintain cash balances daily & reconcile bank accounts monthly Reconcile general ledger accounts Analyze financial data Provide audit assistance on financial, regulatory, and health plan audits Manage...

Cost Accountant, It & Cloud

  • Servercentral
  • Chicago, IL
  • 18 hours ago

Deft is seeking a Cost Accountant to join a well-established Finance team, reporting directly to the CFO....


  • Chillicothe, IL
  • 17 hours ago

Job Responsibilities: Prepare, examine or analyze accounting records, financial statements or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards...

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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.


Top Hiring Companies

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  • DICK'S Sporting Goods
  • Proviso Township High Schools District 209
  • DuPage High School District 88
  • Archdiocese of Chicago
  • AthletiCo Ltd.
  • ATI Physical Therapy
  • Midtown Athletic Clubs
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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 (54.4%)
  • Master's Degree (27.8%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

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