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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Alter Domus - Chicago, IL
Job description: Generate accurate and timely client deliverables related to the NAV process including financial statements, investor statements, capital call notices, distribution notices, and other...
3 days ago
FIS Global - Geneva, IL
What you will be doing Record general ledger journal entries, prepares client invoices, conducts account reconciliation and various analyses of financial statements....
3 days ago
SNI Financial - Chicago, IL
Statements Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Accounting Consolidated Financial Statement Finance Hardworking And Dedicated...
2 days ago
U.S. Army Sustainment Command - Rock Island, IL
accepted accounting principles and standards; and recommend improvements to current procedures and practices to ensure accounting practices reflect most updated information.This definition of specialized...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL
inventory control procedures BA in Accounting Great Plains Dynamic a plus Intermediate in Excel...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
Prepare journal entries, accounting reconciliations and month-end close procedures Importing journal entries into accounting software Approve journal entries and account reconciliations Preparing journal...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
and Analysis Petty Cash Transactions Charitable Contributions Review and Reporting Prepare monthly journal entries and various adhoc financial reports....
2 days ago
Woodridge, IL
Involvement in all aspects of month-end close Compute and file Sales Tax Returns Fixes Asset Management P/L and Balance Sheet Analysis Costing Review Compute and analyze KPI's Forecasting Budgeting...
2 days ago
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Lombard, IL
Responsibilities Starting as a Staff Accountant, you will be exposed to basic accounting procedures and principles ranging from accounts payable and receivable systems to financial statement, preparation...
2 days ago
Northern Trust - Naperville, IL
Assist in the timely preparation of portfolio statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and performance standards....
3 days ago
Gamma Technologies - Westmont, IL
Participate in month end close process by generating various monthly journal entries and account reconciliations....
2 days ago
Alter Domus - Chicago, IL
JOB DESCRIPTION: Manage the client deliverables related to the NAV process, including financial statements, investor statements, capital call notices, distribution notices, and other ad-hoc reporting...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL
: Month end close duties Process vendor payable invoices Quarterly billing Manage expense reports Process and print checks Work with external auditors during annual audit Perform special projects assigned...
Remote Work
2 days ago
UBS - Chicago, IL
statements assist in regulatory reporting processes as needed management Information Support management of product lifecycle Join us From gaining new experiences in different roles to acquiring fresh...
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
The Senior Accountant' s responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations...
2 days ago

Demographic Data for Illinois

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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.


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 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 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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