Salary Mid-Point: $87,500
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client in downtown Chicago is seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team. The Senior Accountant will assist in preparation of general ledger balance sheet, income and cash flow statements while also contributing to acquisition integrations and other adhoc projects as needed. 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare journal entries and related supporting documentation for various transactions including expense/revenue accruals, intercompany activity, and equity accounting for assigned ledgers 
  • Lead for fixed asset accounting, including addition/retirement of assets, monthly depreciation and related analysis
  • Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations with proper supporting documentation 
  • Review monthly financial statements and prepare flux analysis on actual results
  • Work with senior management in accounting and IT to modify, document and implement accounting controls for various processes, procedures and systems
  • Provide recommendations regarding in the accounting for reserves, assets and expenditures for assigned areas of scope
  • Work with external auditors to provide requested information and explain key controls and substantiative transactions for assigned areas of scope
  • Own and drive continuous control and process improvement in assigned areas, develop balanced workplan to address high risk material areas while shepherding medium to low-risk areas as time allows
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting
  • 5+ years of related work experience in Accounting
  • CPA and/or Public accounting experience is a plus
  • Computer skills - Excel (Advanced User), Word, and Outlook, Power Point
  • Experience using ERP systems
  • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP
  • Experience in real estate is a plus