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Staff Accountant - Elk Grove Village, IL

Post Date: 05/10/2023

Req. Number: 101822

City: Elk Grove Village

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60007


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.

Are you experienced in public accounting and looking for an opportunity that can provide longevity, stability, and professional development along the way? If so, we have a great opportunity for you. 

NOW HIRING! Goodwill TalentBridge has partnered with an accounting firm in the Elk Grove Village, IL area and is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join their team.  


  • Recognized as one of the "TOP 10" employers
  • Direct Hire
  • Flexibility w/ schedule and LESS working hours compared to other firms; Monday-Friday (on-site and in-person), 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Competitive pay, benefits, AND commission! Pay starts at $75k - negotiable, based on exp. level
  • Stability
  • Community Impact & Support
  • Professional Development
  • Company luncheon’s, monthly staff meetings, employee appreciation days, and holiday parties
  • NO Sunday’s during Tax Season!
  • 100% medical coverage paid by employer plus 50% coverage for dependents!
  • 401(k) & Profit Sharing
  • Parental Leave, Maternity Leave, & Adoption Leave
  • PTO – minimum of 4 weeks, PLUS Holiday pay
  • & MORE!


  • Prepares and analyzes financial reports along with tax returns for individuals and companies. 
  • Review the company's financial reports, ensuring there are no discrepancies. 
  • Build relationships with managers, co-workers, and clientele. 
  • Maintain and audit companies financial records.
  • Performs duties related to bookkeeping, preparation of audits, taxes, and financial planning.
  • Oversee and analyze budgets. 
  • Recommends tax saving and planning methods.
  • Analyze account for errors, misinformation, and overspending 
  • Report financial information to management 
  • Acts as a consultant in areas of compensation, benefits, and asset protection. 
  • Develops and understanding of the business, furthering technical skills through formal learning channels. 
  • Any other duties as assigned.




  • Previous experience within public accounting.
  • CPA certification required or at the very least, eligibility to sit for the CPA exam.
  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting/Finance.
  • Proficiency with accounting software and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to build strong rapport with clientele while managing projects and meeting deadlines. 
  • Must be able to travel to client facilities, meetings, and seminars. On occasion, travel may include out of town and overnights. 
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Personal vehicle is required

Goodwill TalentBridge is a non-profit entity of Goodwill Industries, providing recruitment services for people, like you, and companies throughout Chicagoland and Milwaukee. The services we charge to companies directly supports our mission. So, THANK YOU for working with us! It is completely free to you.

APPLY TODAY with Goodwill TalentBridge and automatically be considered for other Finance & Accounting opportunities, or anything else you wish to be considered for! 

Apply now!

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