Buckingham Search

Staff Accountant Role with Innovative and Environmentally-Conscious Company

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL, United States

We're seeking a talented and motivated Corporate Staff Accountant to join an innovative and environmentally-conscious company in the Chicago area. This role is responsible for a variety of accounting functions, including month-end journal entries, daily cash reconciliation, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, and managing fixed assets and leases to ensure the integrity of financial statements and reporting.


  • Daily cash reconciliation and resolution of reconciling items in a timely manner
  • Fixed assets controls and procedures, including administering Capital Expenditure Request process and maintaining fixed assets in the general ledger and subledger
  • Recording corporate and plant fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions, calculating and recording depreciation
  • Month-end close duties, including journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Timely preparation, filing, and payment of sales and use tax
  • Lease management and recording monthly lease journal entries
  • Reviewing and posting AP batches for accuracy
  • Providing back up for AP specialist
  • Preparing and analyzing monthly general ledger account analyses, account reconciliations, and bank reconciliations
  • Ad hoc analysis preparation and review of account reconciliation
  • Assisting with year-end audit work, including audit schedules and responding to auditor requests


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with at least 2 years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • CPA or CPA track preferred
  • Experience with Fixed Assets, Month End Close, and Account Reconciliations required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and intermediate skills in MS Excel
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to learn and motivated to excel

Why Join This Company:

  • Work for a company committed to innovation and sustainability in their industry
  • Be part of a forward-thinking organization that values creativity and strives to make a positive impact
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance in a supportive and inclusive work environment

Posted On: Wednesday, March 29, 2023

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