Salary Mid-Point: $85,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Supervisor: Director of Accounting

Industry: Retail (high growth)

Location: Corporate HQ in San Antonio, Texas (currently remote)

Compensation Range: $70,000 - $85,000 + $2,000 target bonus


  • Company is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team.  This position is responsible for serving as a team leader in the finance department and ensuring the department creates accurate and timely financial records for the organization.


  • Analyzes accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to standards defined within the department.
  • Remains current on new pronouncements; recommends, documents, and implements accounting policies that comply with US GAAP.
  • Works with the Accounting Director to run the monthly financial close, ensuring all close deadlines are met.
  • Serves as key resource to company level personnel responsible for implementation and configuration of enterprise systems (ERP) to ensure the accuracy of financial records and optimization of accounting processes.
  • Works with external audit firm to support annual financial statements audit.


  • 3 – 5 years of relevant experience (3 years minimum)
    • Senior Accountant title in current role (preferred)
    • Promotable to a supervisory position (no direct reports initially)
  • Public accounting experience (strongly preferred)
  • Retail industry accounting experience (preferred not required)
  • Full cycle accounting experience: General ledger, account reconciliations, month-end close, accruals, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, policy writing
  • Strong data analysis skills: Strong Excel including pivot tables, lookups, logic formulas, sorting, filtering
    • Ad hoc reporting often created in Excel
    • VBA or Macros a strong plus
  • QuickBooks experience a plus (not required) and/or other ERP systems experience (SAP, JD Edwards, Business Central, etc.)
    • Currently on QuickBooks with approved budget to assess and implement new ERP system in 2021
  • Concur experience a plus (not required)
  • Motivated and committed professional excited to assist create new processes and improve existing processes
    • Currently a 7-day close and 2021 goal is to shorten to 5-day close
  • Problem solver and thinker who takes ownership of assigned areas and recommends process improvements
  • Promotability: Big opportunity for promotion to Supervisor or Manager as those positions do not currently exist and will be left to allow promotion of high performing Senior Accountant.

Education and Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (required)
  • CPA designation or in process (required)


  • Financial Management
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Thoroughness

Work Environment

  • Remote (currently because of COVID)
  • This job operates in a clerical, office setting.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Overtime is expected especially during the month-end close period.
  • Company is growing quickly so extra work is expected while additional staff is hired and systems are upgraded and/or implemented.


  • No travel is expected for this position.

Benefits Offered

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision package
  • 401k plan with Employer Match (4% match)
  • Company-paid life insurance with supplemental coverage options
  • Short and Long-Term disability coverage
  • Employee Discount
  • Paid Holidays/PTO
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Eligible for Employee Incentive Bonus

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to Cameron Wall at

Interviews to be scheduled the week beginning on Monday, February 1, 2020.