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Senior Accountant - Buffalo Grove, IL

Post Date: 09/22/2022

Req. Number: 98317

City: Buffalo Grove

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60069


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Looking for an opportunity within accounting that offers GROWTH potential? Are you an independent thinker who likes to overcome objectives and provide solutions?

Goodwill TalentBridge and our client located in Buffalo Grove, IL is actively seeking an experienced Accountant to join their team. Offering a positive and collaborative work environment with little to no stress; full benefits; 401(k); and stock options, APPLY TODAY!


$70k – $75k; starting salary
M-F; 8AM-5PM; HYBRID (3 days in office)
Direct Hire; Full Benefits


Responsible for day-to-day general accounting functions, the Senior Accountant is also responsible for the following:

  • Maintain internal accounting
  • Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries
  • Assist with period-end closings
  • Develop, prepare, and analyze periodic financial statements along with reports
  • Sales reporting (includes sales tax reporting for various states)
  • Commission calculations
  • Accruals
  • Assist with AR functions (applying payments to customer accounts, invoicing, and handling customer inquiries)
  • Assist with AP functions (verify invoices, expense reports, reviewing check requests and purchase requisitions, entering data into the AP system, and processing weekly check runs)
  • Assist with projects as required and any other related duties




  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience in general accounting; public and industry preferred
  • Experience with Sales Tax reporting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Must be willing to learn new software applications; NetSuite and/or SAP experience is a HUGE plus!
  • Responsible for managing time effectively, coordinating projects, and meeting deadlines while staying organized with minimal guidance
  • Must maintain confidentiality and be able to interface with all levels of the organization including the CFO, VP of Finance, and Director.

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