Buckingham Search

Staff Accountant II--Corporate Accounting

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Staff Accountant II—Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is excited to be partnering with a household name headquartered in Chicago! They are looking to add to their corporate accounting team.


  • BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 2 or more years of broad accounting experience
  • Certified Public Accountant license
  • Public accounting experience

What you will be doing:

  • Coordinate and participate in the monthly close process for assigned area of responsibility.
  • Assist Senior Accountants and Accounting Managers in daily accounting activities and month-end closing procedures
  • Analyze financial reports and records, making recommendations or seeking solutions for accounting problems before presenting issues to senior/manager.
  • Analyze a moderate scope of situations or data review of a variety of factors.
  • Apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues exercising judgment within defined accounting procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
  • Prepare journal entries and account analyses timely and accurately.
  • Review, research, and recommend improvements to analysis, reporting, billing and compliance systems.
  • Respond to financial inquiries of field management providing requested information for use in effective field management of the business.
  • Meet monthly schedule for reporting.

Things to get excited about:

  • PTO days in addition to 6 sick days, 6 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday
  • Parental leave and adoption financial assistance, tuition assistance
  • $50 allowance for cell phone every month
  • People get promoted quickly on this team, and isn’t uncommon for people to move to finance, supply chain, or other areas of the company
  • Health, Vision, Dental, HSA, FSA, Life insurance, 401k (100% matching up to 3% and 40% matching for the next 2%) and a 100% company-funded pension plan of 3% for compensation

Posted On: Friday, July 2, 2021

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