Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accountant - Financial
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_20714_63691863
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Our client is looking for an individual for a contract to hire Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL. You must have a minimum five years of experience in an accountant role. CPA or CPA candidate is highly preferred. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for all general ledger and balance sheet account reconciliations, general ledger reconciliations, and financial analysis and reporting. Our client is a company that encourages collaboration across several professional teams with a goal to with a goal to develop and foster growth opportunities, apply now!
 
Job Responsibilities:

  • General ledger maintenance and analysis including account reconciliations
  • Manage and communicate cash flow related issues
  • Assist in preparation of forecast and budget
  • Review contracts for proper revenue recognition in accordance with company policy and US GAAP
  • Manage receivables, payables, and cash balances
  • Execute monthly accounting close activities and deliverables
  • Maintain schedules, including fixed assets
  • Ensuring compliance with key internal control procedures
  • Monitor the capital planning process
  • Track and monitor fixed assets
  • Assist in preparing tax filings
  • Prepare external audit deliverables
  • Assisting in preparing information for audit processes
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Five years of experience in an Accountant role
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Good understanding of US GAAP and good internal controls
  • Exceptional follow-through and follow-up abilities
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Effective multi task skills
 
If you are interested in this position or other accounting opportunities, please click “apply” below and apply online at www.accountingprincipals.com.

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