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150 N Riverside Plaza #1810, Chicago, IL 60606


(773) 782-6289

General Accountant at MARQUIS

Department: Accounting

Job Title: General Accountant

Reporting To: Controller


• Daily accounting work to monitor revenue receipts, costs, and expenses.

• Process regular bookkeeping.

• Hands-on experience in AP, AR, payroll, and general ledger (handle supplier bills and payments, customer invoicing and collection, ADP payroll stab recording, cash management, and bank reconciliation).

• Maintaining accuracy and deadline is required for the position.

• Draft monthly operating budget and actual expenditures at the beginning of each month.

• Establish financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on biweekly, monthly, and annual basis.

• Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, ensuring adherence to national and local legal standards.

• Maintain knowledge of proposed legislation on a national and local scale.

• Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize the protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflows.

• Oversee and support the accounting team with dynamic leadership of the MSFW accounting team.

• Provide a weekly work summary to the Montreal headquarters.

• Manage MSFW’s and Presper’s general liability, AR, and stock insurance.

• Monthly full cycle accounting work, including all local tax return filing.

• Arrangement for work assigned from the Montreal headquarters.

• Perform other accounting services and duties as assigned.


• Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting

• 2 to 5 years of experience of experience as an accountant in the manufacturing industry or in a related industry.

• Strong financial knowledge and ability to communicate effectively with financial institutions.

• Knowledge and experience in fixed assets and cost accounting is an asset.

• Good knowledge and experience using ERP systems. GP Dynamics is an asset (Sage and QuickBooks are not regarded as ERP)

• Advanced computer skills especially in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).

• Working knowledge of accounting software or ERP systems, GP (a plus).

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