We are currently looking for full-time Senior Accountant out of our Des Plaines or Rockford office who can:

  • Prepare and post journal entries throughout the month
  • Assist with daily cash management and treasury functions
  • Participate in the monthly financial statement close process, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely
  • Prepare, review and analyze balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist with the development of month-end and year-end financial statements
  • Assist the monthly variance analysis and commentary
  • Assist with audits and preparing appropriate audit work papers
  • Assist in the annual budget process
  • Identify unusual and/or infrequent transactions and research and recommend the appropriate accounting treatment in accordance with GAAP
  • Continuous-improvement focused with an attention to business processes in order to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Perform special projects as needed

Our Ideal candidate will have:
     

  • 3+ years of experience in an accounting position – public accounting experience preferred
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, principles, practices, and regulations, including GAAP compliance
  • Strong understanding of requirements and best practices for documenting account reconciliations, work papers and financial statement disclosures
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to develop new approaches
  • Curious nature and willingness to dig deep to identify issues and then solve problems
  • Experience in a multi-site/location, high volume retail or healthcare services environment strongly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting controls, processes and systems.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced proficiency with Excel, required. Experience with Microsoft Great Plains/Dynamics is a plus

Salary is $65,000-$70,000 annually!

       

 

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