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Senior Financial Accountant

Description

What you'll do:

The Financial Reporting Accountant supports the financial statement closing process, as well as various aspects of internal and external reporting. This position has significant interaction with corporate accounting, property accounting, financial planning and analysis and tax teams.

Your job will include:

Prepare quarterly consolidated balance sheets, income statements and statements of changes in equity.
Prepare and review the monthly consolidation and reporting of financial and operational results; ensure the integrity and accuracy information.
Coordinate and perform analysis and interpretation of revenue and expense variances.
Monitor and record all common stock activity, including new grants, OP unit conversions and stock-based compensation.
Assist with the preparation and coordination of earnings release documents, supplemental information, SEC filings (e.g., Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K) and other external reports.
Collaborate with colleagues to prepare quarterly and annual schedules that support earnings release documents and SEC filings.
Assist external auditors during the quarterly review and annual audit processes.
Support internal audit, asset management, investor relations and financial planning and analysis teams as required.
Continually evaluate system processes across the company; lead projects to streamline and improve internal and external reporting.
Participate in special projects as assigned.

Experience & skills you need:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or a related field.
Certified Public Accountant designation strongly preferred.
3+ years of accounting experience working for a publicly traded company and/or public accounting experience with an SEC registrant.
Big 4 experience a plus.
Strong understanding of the application of US GAAP, financial reporting and SEC requirements.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and drive them to completion.
Meticulous attention to detail.




About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

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Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Chicago
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $85,000.00 - $105,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting
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Company Overview

Aston Carter

Founded in 1997, Aston Carter is a global recruitment and staffing provider, specialising in the placement of Risk and Compliance, Operations, Business and Organisational Change, Finance, and Management Consultancy professionals. We have over 350 staff members servicing 16 countries in Europe and Asia, with headquarters in London and offices in Brussels, Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm and Utrecht, and further U.K. offices in Birmingham, Bracknell, Edinburgh and Manchester. Learn More

Contact Information

US-IL-Chicago
Maeve Gallagher
7736322301
Snapshot
Aston Carter
Company:
US-IL-Chicago
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$85,000.00 - $105,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting
Store Type:

Description

What you'll do:

The Financial Reporting Accountant supports the financial statement closing process, as well as various aspects of internal and external reporting. This position has significant interaction with corporate accounting, property accounting, financial planning and analysis and tax teams.

Your job will include:

Prepare quarterly consolidated balance sheets, income statements and statements of changes in equity.
Prepare and review the monthly consolidation and reporting of financial and operational results; ensure the integrity and accuracy information.
Coordinate and perform analysis and interpretation of revenue and expense variances.
Monitor and record all common stock activity, including new grants, OP unit conversions and stock-based compensation.
Assist with the preparation and coordination of earnings release documents, supplemental information, SEC filings (e.g., Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K) and other external reports.
Collaborate with colleagues to prepare quarterly and annual schedules that support earnings release documents and SEC filings.
Assist external auditors during the quarterly review and annual audit processes.
Support internal audit, asset management, investor relations and financial planning and analysis teams as required.
Continually evaluate system processes across the company; lead projects to streamline and improve internal and external reporting.
Participate in special projects as assigned.

Experience & skills you need:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or a related field.
Certified Public Accountant designation strongly preferred.
3+ years of accounting experience working for a publicly traded company and/or public accounting experience with an SEC registrant.
Big 4 experience a plus.
Strong understanding of the application of US GAAP, financial reporting and SEC requirements.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and drive them to completion.
Meticulous attention to detail.




About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

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