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Staff Accountant

Brilliant Financial Staffing- Downers Grove Downers Grove, IL
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged on a search for a Staff Accountant, for our client in Downers Grove, IL. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in a career in Accounting who wants to join an organization that will provide opportunities for growth. The Staff Accountant role is on a contract-to-hire basis, and the position provides visibility to upper management as well as exposure to various Accounting groups in the organization. The ideal candidate will be able to interview immediately and start shortly after.


  • Participation in month end close, including preparation of journal entries
  • Maintenance of general ledger accounts
  • Accounts Receivable maintenance, tracking and research
  • Invoicing for Property Management business line
  • Proper Revenue Recognition under US GAAP
  • Ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control procedures
  • Assistance with budgeting and forecasting
  • Working with internal customers both corporately and in the field to provide finance support and resolve issues
  • Preparation of variance analysis on monthly financial statements


  • Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years of accounting/internship experience
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to excel in a fast paced and customer service oriented environment
  • Exceptional time management and organizational abilities
  • Strong attention to detail

Brilliant Financial Staffing- Downers Grove

Why Work Here?

High energy office, challenging responsibilities, and growth opportunities.

About BrilliantTM Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and information technology for the Greater Chicago, South Florida and Dallas-Fort Worth labor markets. The firm represents high-quality accounting, finance and information technology professionals and matches them with hiring companies throughout all industries looking to hire talent for their teams or projects. Many of Brilliant’s team members include former hiring managers, and accounting and finance professionals from the Big 4 accounting firms, as well as other leading professionals in the industry. Since its inception in 2009, Brilliant has ranked on various lists including Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms three years in a row including No. 2 in 2018, Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2017, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 for five straight years including No. 1 in 2015, Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms for four straight years including No. 2 in 2015, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Talent for North America four years in a row, Inc. 5000, Best Places to Work South Florida in 2017 and 2019, 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® six consecutive years, and others. To learn more about Brilliant, visit, call 312.582.1800 or follow @BrilliantFS on social media.


Downers Grove, IL