2019 Accountant Salary Chicago | Built In Chicago
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Account Executive
Account Manager
Analytics Manager
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Art Director
Automation Engineer
Brand Manager
Budget Analyst
Business Analyst
Business Development Manager
Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
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CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
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Client Success Manager
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Community Manager
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Finance Director
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Principal Software Engineer
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Product Designer
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Product Owner
Project Coordinator
Project Manager
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Accountant salary in Chicago

Average Base Salary in Chicago

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $64K
Min: $42K
Max: $82K

How Much Does a Accountant Make in Chicago?

The average salary for a Accountant in Chicago is $64,246. The average additional cash compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $3,588. The average total compensation for a Accountant in Chicago is $67,834. Accountant salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Chicago from anonymous Accountant employees in Chicago.

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Accountant jobs in Chicago

Account Manager

1 day ago
As an Account Manager, you are the face of Tock to our customers. You will be responsible for managing the software implementation process, client relationship, performance analysis, and customer success on Tock’s platform. As an Account Manager, you will work with a roster of esteemed restaurants and share with them how to best utilize Tock to reach their business goals. The successful candidate is a seasoned project manager with a proven track record of being detail oriented, demonstrating excellent communication skills, solving customer questions and problems in a timely fashion, and proactively making strategic business recommendations for customer success.

Treasury Accountant

4 days ago
Our Finance team is at the forefront shaping strategic decisions across the company. As a member of the team, the Treasury Accountant contributes to company’s success by ensuring an efficient banking structure to support its global operations through overseeing operational and strategic projects. The Treasury Accountant will be responsible for executing treasury-functions such as daily cash and bank account management, preparation and/or approval of wire and ACH transfers, and general ledger and cash management ERP system tasks.

Accounting Manager

6 days ago
This is an Accounting Manager role that will work within the Revenue and Receivables team and will report to the Accounting Director. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our internal teams to process sales contracts and record the related invoicing and revenue. You will work collaboratively with multiple departments to understand, assess, and improve revenue and receivable processes. This position is based in Chicago. 

Account Executive

1 week ago
Minimum 2-3 years B2B sales experience. Demonstrable success within fast transactional sales cycles. Prior experience of providing online product demos. Solid foundation of full cycle sales skills. Professional with strong commercial acumen. Savvy with social selling techniques and channels. Strategic thinking. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Senior Accountant

1 week ago
project44 is revolutionizing the freight and logistics industry by applying cutting edge technologies to automate the entire lifecycle of freight shipments including quoting, scheduling, and real-time visibility. project44’s network of APIs is capable of optimizing the shipment lifecycle, empowering companies to deliver the best customer experience possible, and provide up to date data while cutting costs along the way. We are looking for a self

Account Manager

1 week ago
Help manage and provide technical guidance through the implementation of new client Web sites. Continually update sites as requirements change each year or as often as needed (this includes benefit class matrix, requirements document, rates, permissions, field options, site text and any open items on questions log). Test client sites for quality assurance; track and monitor the resolution of issues. Prepare and conduct technical/product presentations, demonstrations and trainings (such as an open enrollment demo for new/changing plans, site text, and release functionality changes, etc.). Provide resolution of client issues by responding to questions and concerns about the use of bswift products; ability to leverage research to find resolution. Maintain thorough understanding of all internal systems to respond to general and specialized client requests.

Senior Accountant

1 week ago
Who we are:   10th Magnitude is a technology services firm helping businesses achieve transformation through cloud technologies. We are market leaders in leveraging the power of Microsoft Azure to accelerate innovation speed, operational agility and customer responsiveness for clients around the globe. As one of the top Microsoft Azure partners in the US, we specialize in Azure Migration, Cloud-Scale Custom Application Development, Internet of

Revenue Accountant

1 week ago
As the Revenue Accountant, you will be responsible for performing accurate and timely procedures related to the revenue recognition process. You will assist with a variety of month-end tasks as it relates to Accounts Receivable functions. You will be responsible for designing and maintaining processes that are efficient, transparent, and result in the production of accurate financial results. The Revenue Accountant works under general direction of the Revenue Manager and other senior team members.

Account Manager

North Suburbs
1 week ago
GTreasury, the leading innovator of integrated SaaS treasury and risk management solutions for the digital treasurer is currently looking to hire a motivated Account Manager to join our growing global sales organization. Developed using the latest technology, GTreasury helps empower organizations on their path to strategic treasury, by enabling total visibility into their cash, liquidity, payments and financial risk management. With enterprise

Senior Accountant

1 week ago
IMC is currently looking for a Senior Accountant to be a part of the US Finance Team.  The Finance team operates closely with our trading and technology teams in order to manage the liquidity required to run a high performance organization.

Staff Accountant

2 weeks ago
Analyze information from general ledger system and departments to consolidate internal and external financial statements. Provide support for routine audits. Assist with month close. Prepare monthly bank reconciliations and journal entries. Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis. Review profit and loss accounts for monthly variances and report findings. Reconcile American Express accounts. Process expense reports in Concur. Analyze information and options by developing and analyzing spreadsheet reports. Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining records and files. Maintain Accounts Payable, including preparing checks for payment. Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.

Account Executive I - Healthcare

1 hour ago
·         Responsible for closing sales for small to large-size hospitals and physician clients via phone from lead to contract. ·         Grows existing accounts by calling on established customers to assess opportunity for additional services/products. ·         Assists in the development of product presentations by providing suggestions, concepts and content. ·         Maintains accurate, complete up-to-date customer files, in addition to detailed account history.  Ensures client data via salesforce.com is updated and maintained throughout the year.

Accountant Salary ranges

The most common Accountant salary in Chicago is between $60k - $70k.

Average Accountant Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Accountant make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $69,000 on average.

Accountant Salary by gender

The average Accountant salary for women is $65,750 and the average Accountant salary for men is $65,066.

Accountant Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Accountant with 7+ years of experience is $74,313. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $53,062.

Average Finance salaries in Chicago

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
Budget Analyst $55,400
Min: $46K
Max: $67K
Accountant $64,246
Min: $42K
Max: $82K
Financial Analyst $72,074
Min: $50K
Max: $110K
Senior Accountant $80,286
Min: $57K
Max: $106K
Senior Financial Analyst $86,985
Min: $65K
Max: $130K
Controller $125,275
Min: $85K
Max: $175K
Finance Director $146,786
Min: $120K
Max: $180K
Vice President of Finance $180,222
Min: $145K
Max: $200K
CFO (Chief Financial Officer) $247,059
Min: $153K
Max: $300K

Chicago Companies with the Highest Finance Salaries

Mobile, Software
eCommerce, Logistics
Cloud, Software

Skills that affect Accountant salaries in Chicago

Financial analysis
11% have this skill
Financial Accounting
9% have this skill
Operational Analysis
5% have this skill
Budget Management
5% have this skill
Financial Modeling
2% have this skill
Managerial Accounting
2% have this skill

Recent Accountant salaries in Chicago

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A IT Auditor reported a yearly salary of $70,000 with +$2,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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A auditor reported a yearly salary of $62,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
1-3 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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A EA reported a yearly salary of $63,000 with +$200 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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A Finance associate reported a yearly salary of $60,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
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A Tax Analyst reported a yearly salary of $55,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
1-5 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $72,500
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Staff Accountant reported a yearly salary of $55,000
1-3 Years of Experience
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201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Senior Accounting Analyst reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$6,500 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
500+ Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $65,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Accountant reported a yearly salary of $76,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
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