Senior Accountant

  • Job ID:

  • Pay rate range:

    $28 - $36
  • City:

    Oakbrook Terrace
  • State:

  • Duration:

    01/07/2019 - 05/07/2019
  • Job Type:

    Contract to Hire
  • Job Description

    Senior Accountant

    Multi-billion dollar Financial Services company is seeking a Senior Accountant to join the Accounting team at their new Oak Brook office. This is a contract to hire position. The Senior Accountant will be an integral part of the Corporate Accounting team that offers a wide variety of experiences and plenty of opportunities for professional growth and exposure to upper management. The Senior Accountant’s primary responsibilities will be month end close, reconciliations, journal entries, accruals, financial statement preparation and financial reporting. Also, working under the direction of the Corporate Controller and CFO, Senior Accountant will support distribution of financial information that will help department managers make profitable decisions.

    Duties included but not limited to:

    • Responsible for the preparation of timely and accurate monthly financial statements and supporting schedules
    • Perform month-end close duties including assigned balance sheet reconciliations, intercompany reconciliations, expense accruals, roll forward schedules
    • Provide actual to budget variance commentary, complete financial statement analysis on a monthly basis and report to management on variances.
    • Assist with third party audit requests, preparation of year-end audit schedules and footnote preparation
    • Assist in documentation of policies and procedures while identifying and driving improvement opportunities
    • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives
    • Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
    • Adherence to policies, procedures and instructions of Controller and CFO
    • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results

    Requirements are:

    • Bachelor’s or higher degree in accounting or related field; CPA preferred
    • 3-5 years corporate accounting/finance experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills especially Excel (v-lookup;pivot tables)
    • Current knowledge of GAAP
    • Highly detail oriented, organized, deadline focused

    Minimum requirements:

    • QuickBooks
    • Excel
    • Audit experience a plus, but not required
    • Experience performing month end close duties EOE


    #PCFA #FinancialServices

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