Grant Thornton LLP Staff Accountant in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Purpose of the Position: Staff accountants are responsible for a majority of detail work necessary to maintain accounting records for the firm, produce monthly and ad hoc financial reports, and provide informative financial analysis.

Essential Job Duties:

Analysis and reconciliation of key accounts to assess accuracy, completeness, and need for adjustment Preparation of journal entries for both monthly recurring entries and other adjustments Production and distribution of monthly and ad hoc reports to firm management and various other firm personnel General accounting responsibilities for an assigned set of local offices Income statement analysis to provide variance explanations to firm management Provide backup support for other accountants in the department as necessary Interact with various Finance and Accounting personnel and other key personnel across the firm to obtain information necessary to complete responsibilities Special projects as needed

BA/BS in Accounting or Finance Proficient with Excel, Word, and Access and adept at learning new software programs Excellent verbal and written communication skills Outstanding organizational and time management skills; able to prioritize multiple assignments Able to work both independently and as a member of a team Results-oriented; takes initiative Strong attention to detail Willing to work additional hours when needed


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Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with more than 565 partners and 8,000 employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Title: Staff Accountant

Location: IL-Oakbrook Terrace

Requisition ID: 042285