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Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. (LRS) is seeking an Accountant to join our team. As a member of our accounting team, you will be responsible for assisting with a wide range of accounting duties, including the preparation of financial statements, sales and payroll tax filings, month-end reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable, and more.

This position is based at the LRS headquarters in Springfield, Illinois. Your compensation will consist of a base salary plus paid overtime, as needed.

As an Accountant, you will be responsible for:

+ Assisting with preparing accurate and timely financial statements.

+ Assisting with handling accounts payable and receivable, including invoicing and payment processing.

+ Assisting with conducting end-of-month reconciliations for various accounts.

+ Assisting with filing sales taxes and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.

+ Assisting with filing payroll taxes and assisting with payroll processing as needed.

+ Ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local accounting regulations.

+ Creating and maintaining accurate records and reports, generating financial reports for internal recordkeeping, management, and auditing purposes.

+ Responding to and resolving accounting discrepancies and inquiries in a timely manner.

+ Assisting with the preparation and processing of employee payrolls, including calculating deductions and contributions.

+ Supporting the Accounting Manager with month-end close tasks and reconciliations.

+ Identifying and recommending updates to accounting systems and procedures to support efficiencies.

+ Assisting with quarterly and year-end federal, state, and local tax filings.

Candidate Requirements:

+ Minimum of three years’ experience in an accounting position with demonstrated responsibility for financial statements, tax filings, and reconciliations.

+ At least three years of experience using Microsoft Office tools – Outlook, Word, and Excel.

+ Strong foundational understanding of accounting principles; professional experience in payroll will make you a stronger candidate.

+ Experience using accounting software and tools will make you a stronger candidate.

+ Experience processing payroll will make you a stronger candidate.

+ Permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer. No visa sponsorships are available.

Success Keys:

Strong analytical skills with a high level of integrity are key to success in this position. Effective written and verbal communications skills are important as well as the ability to work independently and with a team. Close attention to detail, ability to work within deadlines and adherence to defined regulations and procedures, accuracy, and customer satisfaction are also important aspects of this role. You will have access to highly sensitive and confidential information, therefore, maintaining confidentiality will be vital to your success in this position.

Organization Structure and Interfaces:

You will be a member of the accounting team and you will report to the Accounting Manager who reports to the Director of Accounting and Corporate Taxation. You will interact with LRS Senior leadership, team members, sales managers, account executives, customers, and vendors in completing the tasks of your role.

For additional information about LRS, please visit

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

Salary range: $50,000-80,000 annually plus paid overtime and full benefits. This range represents the low and high for this position. The salary will vary depending on factors including, but not limited to, experience and performance.


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Job Posting: JC260968308

Posted On: Jun 07, 2024

Updated On: Jun 26, 2024

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