Accountant Jobs in Columbia, IL

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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Eye Care Partners - Ballwin, MO (21 miles from Columbia, IL)
Assist in evaluating and issuing tax exemption certificates as requested by other departments Create and coordinate journal entries for accruals of all sales, use and property taxes on a monthly basis...
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2 days ago Eye Care Partners
CliftonLarsonAllen - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Prepare and review the general ledger, financial statements and required work papers Assist with preparing and reviewing financial and statistical reports, analyzing for unusual items and notifying...
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Louis, Missouri area seeking an Accountant. This position is very flexible and an excellent job for a new grad with intern experience....
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Job responsibilities of the Senior Accountant will include: Journal entry preparation and account reconciliations related to commission accounting Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial...
1 day ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
This company offers the opportunity for profit sharing, excellent benefits, and the opportunity for growth.This role is responsible for: AP, AR, and General Ledger accounting Month-end close duties...
1 day ago
Aston Carter - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Recommended skills Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Bookkeeping Generally Accepted Accounting Principles General Ledger Reconciliation...
3 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Kforce is seeking a Staff Accountant for a growing company in the Saint Louis, Missouri (MO) area.Summary:This company has a very fun culture, offering great work/life balance, a casual environment,...
1 day ago
Robert Half - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Recommended skills Depreciation Financial Statements Bank Reconciliations Fixed Asset Accounts Payable Sarbanes Oxley Act (Sox) Compliance...
13 hours ago
Management & Training Corporation - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Essential Functions: Assist in the preparation of data input for developing financial statements and management information reports, including monthly accounting journal entries, overhead application...
2 days ago
Centene Corporation - Clayton, MO (15 miles from Columbia, IL)
Position Purpose: To maintain accurate financial records, prepare monthly financial statements and participate in special projects Prepare the monthly financial statement-reporting package Evaluate...
2 days ago
Kforce Finance and Accounting - Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is working with a company seeking a Tax Accountant to join their firm in the Saint Louis, Missouri (MO) area....
18 hours ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
will include: Will be responsible for the full-cycle accounting for a group of properties Month-end close duties Journal entries preparation and reconciliations Financial analysis related to revenue...
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1 day ago
Eye Care Partners - Ballwin, MO (21 miles from Columbia, IL)
accountants in pulling general ledger information for preparation of our consolidated financial statements including balance sheet, income statement, statement of members equity and statement of cash...
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20 hours ago Eye Care Partners
Moneta Group - Clayton, MO (15 miles from Columbia, IL)
Duties & Responsibilities Prepare bank reconciliations on monthly basis and reconcile to general ledger Prepare monthly journal entries, analysis, and related schedules for reconciliation purposes as...
2 days ago
Saint Louis, MO (12 miles from Columbia, IL)
Kforce has an excellent opportunity with a growing client located in the Saint Louis, Missouri (MO) area. This company offers a competitive salary, team building events throughout the year, room...
2 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Columbia, IL

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Columbia, IL as reported by the BLS.

$71,061

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Columbia, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • 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 Columbia, IL
  • 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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