Accountant Jobs in Forest Park, 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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Accounting Principals - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, 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...
1 day ago
Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, 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...
1 day ago
Michael Page - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
The main responsibilities include assisting in month-end close, inventory accounting, sales/retail tax, and recommending ideas to improve current internal controls....
1 day ago
Michael Page - Glenview, IL (14 miles from Forest Park, 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...
1 day ago
Northern Trust - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Assist in the timely preparation of reports and financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and performance standards....
1 day ago
Beacon Hill Staffing - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, 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...
1 day ago
Beacon Hill Staffing - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, 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...
1 day ago
Northern Trust - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, 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...
2 hours ago
La Grange, IL (6 miles from Forest Park, IL)
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Naperville, IL (17 miles from Forest Park, 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 hour ago
Caterpillar - Deerfield, IL (21 miles from Forest Park, IL)
As a Staff Accountant at Caterpillar, you willindependently perform accounting functions which require preparation, analysisand communication of issues of normal to high complexity that supportCaterpillar...
1 hour ago
Lombard, IL (10 miles from Forest Park, IL)
, cost accounting and weekly/monthly financial reporting -Month end and year end close duties -Process improvement -Internal controls -Account reconciliations -Variance analysisThe Senior Accountant...
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Carol Stream, IL (16 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Sheet Asset Management Attention To Detail Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Financial Information E Xchange...
2 days ago
Michael Page - Palatine, IL (20 miles from Forest Park, IL)
MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based...
1 day ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing_Schaumburg - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Recommended skills Depreciation Account Analysis Balance Sheet Income Statement Generally Accepted Accounting Principles General Ledger...
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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Forest Park, IL

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Forest Park, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • 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 Forest Park, 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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