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Senior Accountant

Description


Senior Accountant

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Well respected investment banking firm is looking to add a Senior Accountant to their corporate accounting group. Well-rounded corporate accounting role with a nice blend of financial analysis. This organization offers the opportunity to work under a great leader, top notch benefits, and excellent work life balance.  


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT:


  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

  • Handle month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities.

  • Prepare and review of journal entries and monthly reconciliations ensuring transaction are recorded in accordance with GAAP.

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers and record monthly depreciation expense

  • Analyze financial results and perform variance analysis to budget and prior year..

  • Provide support to management as needed, including ad-hoc financial analysis, and special projects.

  • Ensure all internal controls are maintained and in compliance with company policy

  • Automate processes and reduce effort required for preparation of financial statements to allow focus on value added analysis.

  • Assist with budgeting process

  • Assist with the completion of Federal and state income tax returns.

  • Oversight and assistance in the completion of other compliance returns such as sales tax and franchise tax returns.

Requirements


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

   


  • BS in Accounting

  • CPA or CPA tracking

  • 3-8 years of accounting experience

  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures

  • Proven ability to meet daily and monthly deliverables

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

  • Public accounting experience, a plus

  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, a plus




Keywords: accounting, accountant, senior accountant, operations, finance, financial analysis

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance
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Company Overview

Creative Financial Staffing

CFS is a leading, employee-owned accounting and financial staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. With more than two decades of experience helping companies locate, attract and hire exceptional accounting & finance professionals, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Established in 1994, CFS today operates 30+ offices across 21 states and the Caribbean. Serving most major U.S. markets and beyond, CFS connects companies with candidates, from entry-level to executive level, temporary to direct hire and project support to interim management. Learn More

Contact Information

US-IL-Chicago
Snapshot
Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-IL-Chicago
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$75,000.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance
Store Type:

Description


Senior Accountant

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Well respected investment banking firm is looking to add a Senior Accountant to their corporate accounting group. Well-rounded corporate accounting role with a nice blend of financial analysis. This organization offers the opportunity to work under a great leader, top notch benefits, and excellent work life balance.  


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT:


  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

  • Handle month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities.

  • Prepare and review of journal entries and monthly reconciliations ensuring transaction are recorded in accordance with GAAP.

  • Maintain fixed asset ledgers and record monthly depreciation expense

  • Analyze financial results and perform variance analysis to budget and prior year..

  • Provide support to management as needed, including ad-hoc financial analysis, and special projects.

  • Ensure all internal controls are maintained and in compliance with company policy

  • Automate processes and reduce effort required for preparation of financial statements to allow focus on value added analysis.

  • Assist with budgeting process

  • Assist with the completion of Federal and state income tax returns.

  • Oversight and assistance in the completion of other compliance returns such as sales tax and franchise tax returns.

Requirements


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

   


  • BS in Accounting

  • CPA or CPA tracking

  • 3-8 years of accounting experience

  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures

  • Proven ability to meet daily and monthly deliverables

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel

  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team

  • Public accounting experience, a plus

  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, a plus




Keywords: accounting, accountant, senior accountant, operations, finance, financial analysis

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