"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Staff Accountant

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $60,000.00 - $75,000.00
Date: 2/14/2018
Job ID: 02558460
Job Description
Medical Cannabis Company—Downtown Chicago—Salary Commensurate with Experience 
The Sizzle
  • Join a rapidly growing industry.
  • Quarterly bonuses and potential for equity.
  • Casual work environment, lunch purchased daily for all employees, and dog-friendly office.
Note from Hiring Manager
  • Office is in River North. Company has several facilities in IL and PA and will expand into new states as they acquire licensing.
  • BIG 4/National CPA firm experience desired. A mix of public/private okay as well.
Position Summary
Seeking Staff Accountant to support the finance team and oversee accounts payable/accounts receivable for company and its subsidiaries. The Accountant will enjoy an entrepreneurial environment and flex his/her accounting muscles to help scale the growing business.
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business-related field with 2+ years’ experience in accounting.
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required.
  • Highly driven with the ability to work both independently and in a team setting.
  • Enjoy working in a start-up, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to operate with a high-level of professionalism.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Support finance with A/P, A/R, billing, journal entries, check runs, reconciliations, month-end close, and cash management.
  • Assist in the processing of the balance sheets and income statements.
  • Review and oversee monthly expenses.
  • Contribute and prepare monthly/quarterly reports.
  • Assist in review of client invoices/accounts receivable.
  • Process year-end 1099 procedures for all vendors.


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