Salary Mid-Point: $85,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent
Are you looking for great work/life balance but enjoy interesting work from home 3 days a week?  Then you may have found your new work home, so keep reading!
IFG's publicly traded investment and reinsurance organization is hiring a Senior Accountant.  You will gain exposure to every facet of accounting, including but certainly not limited to, external reporting.  Do not be concerned if you do have this experience, the Controller (who IFG has known for years) is willing to train.  Concerned about the hours?  Do not be!  You can work from home 3-days a week (with additional flexibility for when "life" happens) and you can count on only 35-40 work weeks!  Our friend of the firm is targeting someone who is smart and has a track record of grasping new things.

Responsibilities:
- Support the Controller with all month-end and year-end close responsibilities 
- Reconcile general ledger accounts and post month-end journal entries 
- Analyze financial statements and provide commentary on variances and discrepancies 
- Complete reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner on a monthly basis
- Assist with internal and external reporting
- Assist external auditors
- Other various projects and special assignments

Qualifications:
- Bachelors and/or Masters in Accounting (or closely related field)
- Hands on accounting experience
- Advanced ability/proficient with Excel; comfortable working with/analyzing large data sets

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to ericmaleski@ifgpr.com