Salary Mid-Point: $60,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client, in the financial services/trading industry, is seeking a recent grad who is interested in the financial services industry involving crypto currency and trading. They are ideally looking for someone with a good personality, quick and adaptable, have a business understanding and and thrives in a small team,  fast paced and hectic environment. Need to be proficient in excel (macros level not needed), 
After on-site training, the role will be 50% on-site and 50% remote. 
Vaccinations are required.
 

Accounting Associate

Job Description

Accounting

  • Preparation of journal entries
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, including accruals, prepaids, property, and intercompany accounts
  • Work directly with US Accountant and Senior Financial Analyst on daily and monthly processing
  • Preparation of daily reports for Management
  • Assistance with tax return preparation, financial statement audit, and supporting schedules
  • Completion of ad hoc project work such as automation of daily/monthly processes to improve efficiency and output
  • Support Finance team with ad hoc work 
  • Assistance with various administrative tasks as needed

 

Treasury

  • Processing of deposits and withdrawals from customer accounts
  • Review of cash reconciliations and processing journal entries related to cash movements and payments
  • Daily reconciliations, including debit card deposits and withdrawals, chargebacks, and connection errors

 

Accounts Payable

  • Manage Accounts Payable including purchase order creation, invoice review/submission, payment processing
  • Ensure timely processing of vendor payments to keep accounts current
  • Communicate with vendors regarding invoice issues or payment applications as necessary
  • Maintain supplier database keeping addresses, TINs and banking details current
  • Build complete repository of vendor information and W9 forms
  • Contribute toward development of processes in new Finance structure 
  • Performance of internal control procedures to ensure completeness and accuracy of books and records

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with quality academic performance
  • 0-2 years in accounting experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Quick learner and motivated self-starter
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, regulated environment
  • Works well with others and is comfortable communicating with all levels
  • Ability to efficiently manage large amounts of data, with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • CPA or working towards a plus
  • Experience with FCMs, broker-dealers, or financial markets a plus.  Interest in financial markets/crypto is a must
Email resume to marybarnett@ifgpr.com