Salary Mid-Point: $75,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

IFG's client, located in the far North Suburbs, is seeking an Accountant to join their Finance team.

The Accountant will be responsible for key aspects of the company’s accounting operations, including, fixed assets, internal orders, and assigned period end closing entries. This role interfaces with multiple functional groups across the organization and is considered a key liaison for the Accounting Department.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Manage fixed asset accounting process and procedures. Prepare relevant reconciliations and analytics and investigate variances and exceptions. Coordinate periodic fixed asset physical inventory with assistance from the functional departments. Assist the Planning Department in preparing the projected depreciation for the annual budget.
  • Perform month-end closing responsibilities, including journal entries and intra-company transactions, balance sheet account reconciliations, and account variance analysis and explanations for assigned areas.
  • Monitor bank balances, update daily cash activity reports, complete bank reconciliations and access online banking platform.
  • Prepare workpapers and supporting documentation for external annual audit and quarterly review process.
  • Completed assigned A/R cash application for group companies.
  • Play key role in supporting Controller with ad-hoc duties and special projects.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA a plus).
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience.
  • IFRS and US GAAP technical accounting knowledge a plus.
  • SAP experience is a plus.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • SOX experience preferred.

Travel: 10% There will be some domestic travel about a week every quarter.

Please email resumes to marybarnett@ifgpr.com