Salary Mid-Point: $70,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's client, a high-growth professional services organization, is looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to join their team! The company recently went through a merger and growing due to both acquisitions and organic growth. This role is newly-created due to the growth.

The client provides high-value outsourced global solutions and consulting services to Fortune 500 and top companies in a multitude of fast-growth sectors. The role will be a hybrid model where you can work from home 2-3 days out of the week. Depending on where the Senior Staff Accountant resides, you can either work downtown, west suburbs or north suburbs!

Major Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with payroll tax reporting and reporting
  • Registration of employment tax authorizations
  • Monthly filing of various tax types including but not limited to Sales & Use Tax, State Gross Receipt Tax, State Excise Tax, etc.
  • Maintenance and support of both private and statutory workers compensation
  • Support the Corporate Controller with all month-end and year-end close responsibilities
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and post month-end journal entries
  • Analyze financial statements and provide commentary on variances and discrepancies
  • Reconcile client billings to consultant payroll
  • Review foreign exchange rate conversions and reconcile FX adjustments
  • Reconcile bank statements and analyzing trends in treasury activities
  • Assist in the company’s migration to WorkDay ERP
  • Identify and implement best practices and more efficient processes to streamline all aspects of the company’s finance and accounting systems
  • Review accounts receivable and provide analysis and recommendations to improve cashflow
  • Assist back office team when necessary with client billings based upon various and unique invoicing requirements
  • Maintain existing databases and excel spreadsheets; create new spreadsheets and comparable documents as necessary
  • Other various projects and special assignments from the Chief Financial Officer and the Corporate Controller

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Finance or Accounting
  • Associates degree in Business / Accounting or comparable will be considered
  • 3+ years of related corporate accounting experience
  • Experience working in a professional services industry a strong plus
Please email your resume to for immediate consideration.