Staff Accountant

Chicago Permanent USD60,000 - USD65,000
  • Major Growth Opportunity
  • Full Benefits, 401K

About Our Client

My Client is an international law firm that performs complex litigation, negotiating transformational deals, or advising on cross-border projects, with exceptional legal outcomes.

Job Description

  • Contributes as an integral part of a team that produces financial reporting and budgets for the Firm. Responsible for producing reports quickly while maintaining integrity and accuracy of data;
  • Develops and maintains Excel spreadsheets to prepare analyses and reports using advanced Excel functions;
  • Reviews and analyzes general ledger transactions and accounts, uses technical judgment to ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded;
  • Participates in the firm-wide annual forecasting/budgeting processes;
  • Performs monthly account reviews and variance analyses;
  • Acts as a financial liaison to multiple departments by understanding and servicing their business needs;
  • Responsible for the analysis, management and implementation of financial initiatives;
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and provide information and recommendations to management;
  • Other duties as assigned.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a Bachelor's degree in Business or Economics with a Master's degree in Accounting
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience


  • Financial reporting experience
  • CPA or candidate for CPA certification

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

What's on Offer

Full Benefits, 401K, PTO

Dante Antonini
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