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Staff Accountant

Carterville, IL 62918

Posted: 06/25/24 Industry: Accountant Job Number: 131944 Pay Rate: $40,000+

Job Description

HireLevel is hiring an Staff Accountant for a Casino Resort in Carterville, Illinois! This position is responsible for the General Ledger(GL), monthly GL entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements using designated accounting system. This person will also ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance to internal policies.

Our client is a premier gaming and destination resort company providing first-class amenities and first-class guest service in a fun environment and contributes to surrounding communities through service and development which promotes community pride and spirit. As an Elite Casino Resort, our client is happy to provide a number of benefits to their employees intended to meet the many needs of their diverse employee population. They value their teams’ wellbeing by offering a comprehensive benefits package that helps their employees get and stay healthy, plan for their future, and maintain a healthy work-life balance. 

Company Benefits & Perks:

  • Pay $40,000+ per year
  • Medical Insurance
  • Fully Paid Life Insurance
  • 401K with matching and profit sharing 
  • FSA and HAS options
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee discount

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for successfully and accurately maintaining the general ledger 
  • Complete accurate routine monthly financial entries into the general ledge 
  • Complete account reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance to internal policies
  • Analyze profit and loss reports and the balance sheet as required
  • Prepare routine and ad hoc financial reports for management and required entities using the accounting system
  • Responsible for maintaining and appropriately classifying an accurate listing of fixed assets 
  • Assures an environment which emphasizes cooperation, communication, and teamwork with all departments
  • Support compliance with all internal procedures and regulatory requirements 
  • Support current law and policy to provide a work environment free from illegal and discriminatory behavior
  • Complete job duties with minimal supervision, maintain acceptable attendance, and use appropriate judgment
  • Job duties, tasks, work hours, work requirements, and other duties as assigned may be added or changed at any time


  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task several things at a time and remain organized
  • Possess excellent computer skills, especially with Microsoft Excel. Aptitude for working with systems 
  • Access to sensitive information requiring the highest level of integrity and honesty
  • Must maintain a high level of knowledge of the GAAP, complex spreadsheet (Excel) creation and manipulation, and a strong analytical ability 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality including, but not limited to, player activity, claim activity, financial data, marketing plans, and policies
  • Ability to analyze and interpret departmental needs and results
  • Ability to solve complex problems and maintain mental concentration for significant periods of time 
  • Ability to perform a broad variety of tasks and deadlines with an irregular work schedule
  • Ability to communicate effectively with guests and all levels of employees in both oral and written form
  • Ability to work in casino and office environment with excessive noise levels and bright lights

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected classification protected by local, state, or federal laws.

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