Role details

Staff Accountant - General Construction

Oak Brook   •   USD60,000 - USD75,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Unique opportunity to advance your career with leading General Contractor!
  • Construction experience required!

About Our Client

This is an ideal role for an accountant looking to take the next step up in their career. You will work closely with both the Accounting Manager as well as the CFO, covering day-to-day operations as well as larger projects such as reconciliations, monthly and year-end closings, and year-end audit. Apart from that, you will also be performing cost analysis and software integration, making this an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to break out from an ordinary accountancy role!

Job Description

This person is to play a key role in the accounting function of our clients day-to-day operations. As such, thorough accounting knowledge as well as an outgoing and sociable personality is key! Overtime is not expected, but a general role-up-sleeves attitude will serve you well, as times can get very hectic!

Skills Required

  • 1 - 5 years construction industry experience required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick learner and strong work ethic
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Problem resolution skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects



Computer Experience

  • Viewpoint Accounting Software (recommended)
  • Microsoft Excel (advanced proficiency)
  • Microsoft Word
  • Outlook





Education Required

  • Degree in Accounting

The Successful Applicant

This person is to play a key role in the accounting function of our clients day-to-day operations. As such, thorough accounting knowledge as well as an outgoing and sociable personality is key! Overtime is not expected, but a general role-up-sleeves attitude will serve you well, as times can get very hectic!

Skills Required

  • 1 - 5 years construction industry experience required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Quick learner and strong work ethic
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Problem resolution skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects



Computer Experience

  • Viewpoint Accounting Software (recommended)
  • Microsoft Excel (advanced proficiency)
  • Microsoft Word
  • Outlook





Education Required

  • Degree in Accounting

What's on Offer

  • Opportunity to take on a key role with a growing construction company!
  • Clear career growth mapped out from Day 1
  • A fun and welcoming work environment (Friday fun day with entire office with food and games!)
  • Mentored career growth from seasoned accountants
  • Opportunity to be creative and help implement changes to further grow the company!
  • Get away from stale corporate offices and help implement change from the ground up!

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