Salary Mid-Point: $95,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

 

Senior Accountant :

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Act as a team lead; training and mentoring less experienced associates

  • Manage workload effectively and efficiently by prioritizing responsibilities

  • Act as a representative of the Accounting department at critical cross-functional project meetings

  • Strong working knowledge of GAAP 

  • Support external and internal audit requests

  • Respond to financial inquiries of operational management providing requested information for management of the business

  • Coordinate accounting or reporting matters with other departments or functions throughout the organization

Job Requirements : 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance 

  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting / U.S. GAAP 

  • Proven technical accounting research and understanding of current accounting issues

  • Strong PC literacy skills in a Windows environment with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access and Word)

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively within cross-functional teams and resolve issues

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with attention to detail

  • Continuous improvement mindset 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is highly preferred 

  • Previous experience participating on ERP or financial system implementations and/ or upgrades

  • Public accounting experience ideal 

  • Experience working with or within a public company with SEC reporting and SOX control requirements

To be considered for this dynamic opportunity please send your resume in word to marykaydowling@ifgpr.com