Salary Mid-Point: $90,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
IFG's client, a growing real estate company located downtown Chicago, is looking for a Senior Financial Reporting Accountant / Lead that will be responsible for the preparation of quarterly and annual financial statements including coordination with other departments, developing and maintaining strict timelines, researching and applying new pronouncements and reporting regulations, reviewing and validating consolidated financial statements are prepared in accordance with GAAP, reviewing footnote disclosures, and maintaining appropriate disclosure controls.

The Accountant will be required to work closely with members of the Accounting, Treasury, M&A and local business unit teams for gathering information for financial reporting, ensuring adherence to global accounting policies and assisting with merger integration.

There are a lot of growth opportunities for this role as there is daily interaction with the CAO, investors and other key stakeholders!

Responsibilities
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly and annual financial statements, including footnote disclosures
  • Complete variance analysis of consolidated results, as well as other analytical procedures to aide in the writing of MD&A and other investor presentation information
  • Analyze complex transactions and applicable authoritative accounting guidance to develop accounting conclusions and document the positions in technical accounting memos
  • Contribute in the implementation of accounting policies as required by new accounting standards
  • Support efforts with the initial and ongoing purchase accounting and integration of acquisitions
  • Demonstrate ability to handle competing priorities
  • Seek to continually improve financial processes and systems
  • Proactively develop solutions to unique problems by applying critical thinking skills
  • Energetic and self-motivated with a willingness to take ownership of projects
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2+ years of experience in SEC external reporting or public accounting
  • CPA highly preferred
  • ERP experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel
  • Strong ability to partner with all areas of a global organization
Please email your resume to stacy.seuam@ifgpr.com for immediate consideration.