Salary Mid-Point: $90,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent


Our client located in Southern Suburbs in hiring for a Senior Accountant with strong Technical Accounting experience. Ideal candidate will have worked in Public Accounting. Our client is looking for someone who they can promote into a Manager position after this role. 


  • Account for routine technical accounting transactions such as lease accounting under ASC 842, stock compensation, stock-based compensation, annual goodwill and indefinite –lived intangible impairment assessments, pension accounting and hedge accounting
  • Prepare the cash flow statement
  • Perform and document technical accounting research on an as needed basis with the guidance and assistance of the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting
  • Assist in preparing the quarterly and annual financial statements and footnotes in accordance with GAAP, bank lending requirements, and potential future SEC requirements
  • Assist in preparing quarterly earnings release
  • Assist in preparing support for the proxy statement
  • Serve as a key resource managing the company’s internal and external auditors
  • Review the results of the management representation letter survey performed by Corporate Accounting
  • Lead continuous improvement through lean manufacturing principles throughout the corporate accounting function


  • Bachelor’s or Masters’ Degree in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant, or in process
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience within private industry or a minimum of 3 years of in Public Accounting is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and perform research task
  • Previous financial reporting experience or managing SEC engagements while in public accounting
  • Excellent leaderships skill and demonstrate an ability to work effectively with individuals of various skill sets
  • Aptitude for continuous improvement and process redesign
  • Successful track record of accountability and excellence in work performed
  • Experience with financial systems such as JD Edwards, Hyperion Enterprise, HFM a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • To be considered for this excellent opportunity please send your resume in word to