Staff Accountant

Northbrook, IL


Hilco Valuation Services, LLC specializes in appraising assets and assessing the market value of real estate, inventory, machinery and equipment, intellectual property and full enterprises for manufacturing, wholesale/distribution and retail companies.

We are currently searching for a Staff Accountant.  This role will report to the CFO of Hilco Valuation Services and will assist with the month-end closing process, cash management, account analysis and provide troubleshooting, support and backup to the accounts receivable/payable administrators including additional A/R and A/P administration as needed.


  • General ledger analysis and reconciliation
  • Monthly closing activities as well as various monthly & quarterly reporting schedules
  • Assist with financial statement preparation
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget & mid-year forecast
  • Provide cash management support
  • Assist with annual financial audit
  • Troubleshoot, support & backup A/R and A/P administrators
  • Various other projects as needed
  • Additional A/R and A/P administration as needed


  • Minimum of 2-3 years in an accounting/finance role; accounting degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Proven experience to troubleshoot and support A/R and A/P functions
  • Willingness to learn and a high level of energy to see projects through to completion
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Able to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Experience with various accounting software and databases are a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

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