Pay Rate: $0
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

IFG's high growth, start up client in the West Loop is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their growing team. The company is an international distributor of consumer product goods. Their office is in downtown Chicago. This is a very fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with tons of room to grow.

Title: Financial Analyst

Essential Functions:

  • Lead the customer and supplier setup process by ensuring information obtained is complete based on established SOPs
  • Create proforma and final invoices in Salesforce and send them to customers
  • Conduct the credit review process to determine the credit limit that can be offered to customers and once established, ensure customers stay within their credit limits
  • Follow up with customers for payments and make vendor payments within agreed upon terms
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit card accounts, prepaid customer account and prepaid supplier account
  • Perform 3-way match and report exceptions between invoices/bills and source documents
  • Correctly record revenues and expenses in the correct period, GL accounts, location and class
  • Enter bills in bank portal and ensure all bills and payments are approved by VP of Finance or COO
  • Provide vendors and customers with monthly reconciliations
  • Serve as primary contact for payment related inquiries both internally and externally
  • Responsible for issuing 1099s and provide reports for sales tax filings
  • Utilize advance Excel skills to combine data from multiple sources and create insightful reports and charts

 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance 4 – 8 years of experience working in the Finance team of a mid-sized business Experience using Quickbooks Online, NetSuite, Sage Intacct or similar accounting systems is a must Proficiency in advanced Excel is an absolute must Must demonstrate a good understanding of credit limits, credit insurance, and payment terms Extreme attention to detail and willingness to take initiative and resolve issues proactively Ability to collaborate with different teams and team members Positive and professional demeanor