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Staff Accountant

Chicago, IL 60632

Posted: 01/23/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 26239

Job Description

Are you passionate about accounting? Dahl Consulting is currently partnering with a leader in the construction industry. We work one-on-one with great candidates to help connect them with local employment opportunities. This company is hiring an Accountant for a permanent position! Interested? Get more details below.
  • On-site Location: Chicago, IL (near Midway airport)
  • Compensation: $60,000-$70,000 annually
What you’ll do as an Accountant:
  • Oversee financial aspects of contracts, including billing, invoicing, and ensuring adherence to contract terms
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Perform regular bank reconciliations to verify the accuracy and integrity of financial data
  • Assist in the preparation of project budgets and forecasts, providing financial insights and recommendations
  • Ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards, laws, and regulations within the construction industry
  • Collaborate with project managers, vendors, and other stakeholders to address financial inquiries and provide necessary support
  • Implement and maintain cost accounting systems to track project expenses, analyze variances, and ensure accurate project costing
  • Monitor and report on cost trends, providing insights to support cost-saving initiatives and optimize project profitability
What you’ll bring to the Accountant role:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field
  • 2-5+ years of experience as a Staff Accountant
  • Experience in construction accounting, project accounting, job costing, or a related industry is highly preferred
  • Proficiency in accounting software (such as QuickBooks, Oracle Netsuite, or similar) and Microsoft Excel
Take the first step on your new career path! To submit yourself for consideration for this role, simply click the apply button and complete our mobile-friendly online application. Once we’ve reviewed your application details, a recruiter will reach out to you with the next steps! For questions or more information about this role, please call our office at (651) 772-9225.

As an equal-opportunity employer, Dahl Consulting welcomes candidates of all backgrounds and experiences to apply. If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, we encourage you to take the next step and connect with us. We look forward to meeting you!

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