Accountant Jobs in Darien, 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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Northern Trust - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
Assist in the timely preparation of reports and financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and performance standards....
2 days ago
Michael Page - Glenview, IL (24 miles from Darien, IL)
payable and receivable Review and process vendor invoices to appropriate project and budget codes Review and reconcile invoice discrepancies Issue weekly checks to vendors/subcontractors Perform monthly reconciliations...
2 days ago
Michael Page - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
The main responsibilities include assisting in month-end close, inventory accounting, sales/retail tax, and recommending ideas to improve current internal controls....
2 days ago
Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
Job Responsibilities: Maintain multiple corporate client's books/systems, including any related data entry Working with Automated Bank Feeds Making adjusting journal entries, balance sheet and P&L reconciliation...
2 days ago
Accounting Principals - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
Job responsibilities include: Month end closing Prepare journal entries and work in the general ledger Approve AP invoices Credit card reconciliation Qualifications: Minimum of two years of accounting...
2 days ago
Beacon Hill Staffing - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
Responsibilities include: Prepare monthly financial statements Develop and analyze product line gross profit reports Analyze budget variances Complete monthly general ledger account reconciliation and...
2 days ago
Beacon Hill Staffing - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
Responsibilities include: Prepare monthly financial statements Manage the revenue recognition financial forecasting model Lead accounting research and the implementation of best practices around accounting...
2 days ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing_Downers Grove - Plainfield, IL (17 miles from Darien, IL)
Staff Accountant Responsibilities: Perform month end close including preparation of journal entries, account analysis, and creating financial statements Maintain fixed assets sub-ledger Reconcile corporate...
1 day ago
Northern Trust - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Darien, IL)
Ensure work-flows, files, and back up coverage are setup and maintained within guidelines Prepare, validate and/or assist in the preparation of PE accounts, PE reporting, financial statements, financial...
1 day ago
La Grange, IL (7 miles from Darien, IL)
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Naperville, IL (7 miles from Darien, IL)
and quarterly general ledger accounting activities, monthly consolidation and management reporting, oversight of the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance effort, and support of the financial planning and analysis...
1 day ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing_Downers Grove - Melrose Park, IL (12 miles from Darien, IL)
Recommended skills Accruals Balance Sheet Accounting Systems Bank Reconciliations Reconciliation Generally Accepted Accounting Principles...
14 hours ago
Chawla Associates Incorporated - Naperville, IL (7 miles from Darien, IL)
Accounting Skills Strong accounting background Understanding of month end close and journal entry preparation Proficient in QuickBooks Strong analytical skills with focus on process development Tax...
2 hours ago
Bolingbrook, IL (5 miles from Darien, IL)
The Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for cost & inventory accounting, reporting on manufacturing efficiencies & capital utilization, month end close, budgeting, forecasting, and more....
3 hours ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Oak Brook, IL (5 miles from Darien, IL)
Responsible for providing accounting services for a variety of clients Prepare financial statements Bookkeeping Prepare corporate and individual tax returns Preferred Qualifications for the Accounting...
2 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Darien, IL

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Darien, 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 Darien, 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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