Salary Mid-Point: $90,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Due to growth, IFG's publicly traded, Fortune 500 is hiring a Senior Accountant. The primary responsibilities include accounting, reporting, and data analysis activities for their primary revenue streams and month-end close responsibilities for the broader revenue team. The ideal candidate is excellent at working with large datasets, is detail oriented, and has previous successes in developing and improving efficient processes and procedures.

Some of our client's benefits include 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, and flexible work hours.

The company is remains fully remote and this department had no plans of returning the office. However, they are targeting candidates who live near the greater Chicago area.

Responsibilities:

  • Review and understand contract terms to properly record accruals.
  • Reconcile accruals/cash received; identify and investigate variances with contacts.
  • Review, process, gather, and compile accounting transactions and documents throughout the month for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with general accounting principles and established internal control policies and procedures.
  • Ensure financial integrity and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes.
  • Perform journal entries and other month-end close tasks for the revenue accounting team.
  • Enhance and improve processes.
  • Support SOX compliance efforts.
  • Provide financial data extraction, insight, and analysis.
  • Special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (or closely related field)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or partial progress
  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in large corporate accounting company or public accounting experience
  • Strong Excel skills (lookups, pivot tables, intermediate functions)
  • Strong GAAP
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, our client hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status.
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to ericmaleski@ifgpr.com