Salary Mid-Point: $55,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Entry level Staff Accountant position reports to the GL Accounting Supervisor and supports other department staff.
 
Responsibilities:
·         Responsible for general ledger accounting duties such as journal entries, account analysis, account reconciliations and investigating account activity.  Uses technical judgment to ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded;
·         Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations;
·         Prepare monthly exception reporting to ensure firm policies are being followed;
·         Participate in the firm-wide annual forecasting/budgeting process;
·         Assist in the year-end audit process;
·         Develop and maintain Excel spreadsheets to prepare analyses and reports using advanced Excel functions;
·         Ability to turn around ad hoc analyses quickly while maintaining integrity and accuracy of data;
·         Identify opportunities for improvement, provide information and recommendations to management and follow-through on solutions;
·         Act as a liaison to multiple departments by understanding and servicing their business needs;
·         Communicate effectively with other departments and outside parties;
·         Develop a strong understanding of Firm operations and the law firm industry;
·         Demonstrates initiative in understanding process flows and controls;
·         Special projects as assigned
 
For immediate consideration please send qualified resumes to aliciaharris@ifgpr.com.