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Staff Accountant

Position ID: KE/ILstaff
Location: East St. Louis IL

Staff Accountant 


We are currently seeking an organized and detailed profession to fill a middle-level operational Accountant position.  Ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 5 - 7 years of practical hands-on experience. Experience in the following: A/R, A/P, Payroll, Payroll Taxes, Sales Taxes, Banking and Year-End Tax Reporting compliances are helpful. This position is hands-on, some Saturdays may be required. 

General duties include but not limited to:

  • Prepares reconciliations of various accounts along with positive pay banking verifications and ACH submittals.
  • Identifies and researches variances. Communicates with associates in various departments to obtain information and resolve issues.
  • Participates in the development of programs designed to increase productivity and improve accuracy of the financial reporting data.
  • Accounts payable, entry, disbursement printing, and banking compliance.
  • Assists, prepares, reviews, & remits payrolls and corresponding weekly, quarterly and annual taxes, garnishments, 401K contributions and matches along with year-end employee tax mailings.
  • Prepares and remits Sales & Used Tax for various states monthly and quarterly.
  • Workers compensation audit management and monthly liability insurance reviews.
  • Supports various Audits related to Taxes, Insurance, 401k, IRS requests.
  • Various other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 5 - 7 Years General Accounting experience.
  • Understanding of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Open availability to work extended hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Strong understanding of technological capability relative to Microsoft applications and ability to learn other applications.
  • Computer knowledge - software uses – Sage MAS100, SYSTECH, TMW, TMT, JWS, PAYCHEXS and others.


Position provides a modern and professional working environment, long-term opportunities, 401K Match, Health Insurance, and Paid Time Off based on company policies. 




Westport One consistently ranks as one of the top 10 offices within the MRI Network system, which consists of more than 700 offices worldwide.

Our search consultants are Accounting "industry insiders" working specifically with Accounts Payable/Receivable, Staff Accountants, Cost Accountants, Controllers, Accounting Managers, Financial Analysts, Auditors and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) specific positions.



Any inquiries relating to this ad will be kept confidential.

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To apply for this position, submit your resume by choosing one or more of the following:



2.)   Email your resume in WORD format to  Please refer to job reference code KE/ILstaff in the subject line.


3.)   Fax resume with cover letter to:  314-991-9586.  Attention:  Kim Carlson.  Please refer to job reference code KE/ILstaff 




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