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

Summary/Objective:

  • 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Experience

  • 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)

Competencies

  • 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.

Travel

  • 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 cwall@ifgpr.com.

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