Chicago finance and accounting recruitment firm seeks a Staff Accountant

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement accounting roles. Currently, we are seeking a Staff Accountant. We are specifically looking for someone who can thoroughly and accurately review various financial data/documents as a means to prepare business tax filings and ensure compliance with tax laws. This person will need to both execute and maintain current or new tax compliance programs. He/She will also need to be comfortable in serving as the primary contact person for state and local tax authorities, when necessary.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Pinpoint and identify compliance requirements of domestic and international jurisdictions
  • Accurately prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual schedules and returns for all taxing entities and business requirements
  • Research domestic and international regulations to ensure compliance
  • Initiate in-house invoicing audits and accounts payable transactions to ensure tax law compliance
  • Suggest new changes toward various accounting procedures and policies, as needed
  • Coordinate accounting staff training, when needed, on sales/use tax issues
  • Travel, when necessary


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting
  • At least three years of Accounting experience
  • Expertise in various Microsoft Office software, especially in Excel


  • Experience with various types of business taxes