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External Reporting Senior-Located on the Loop! 24949 in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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External Reporting Senior –Located on the Loop! 24949



Due to lots of growth, our client is looking for an External Reporting Senior to join their team. With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, great work/life balance, casual work environment and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed. They truly believe in promoting from within!




Overview:



The External Reporting Senior will be responsible for day-to-day financial support, reporting financial results, and other reporting and analytical projects. The External Reporting Senior will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:



Responsibilities:




•        The External Reporting Senior will be responsible for a variety of corporate accounting functions and tasks, including general ledger accounting, preparing journal entries, consolidations, account reconciliations, and financial statement preparation.



•        Review 10-Q and 10-K report, earnings releases, debt covenants disclosures, debt maturities schedule, and derivatives disclosures.



•        Prepare monthly variance analysis and write-up on consolidated interest expense as well as other income and expense activity.



•        Prepare and review a variety of account reconciliations at month end.



•        Examine and prepare company position papers on various technical accounting matters.



•        Perform monthly variance analysis and write-up on consolidated interest expense as well as other income and expense activity.



•        Responsible for monthly funding and borrowing entries related to various corporate entities.



•        Support the preparation and review of the consolidated cash flow statement regarding debt roll forward schedule and supporting documentation.



•        Proactively research technical accounting pronouncements to ensure compliance with current and prospective accounting standards.



•        Work directly with tax, treasury and corporate accounting team as needed to book entries related to business acquisitions.



•        Provide real-time support to corporate staff during month-end close and auditor inquiries as needed.



•        The External Reporting Senior will perform other special projects and duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The External Reporting Senior will possess the following:


 


Requirements




•        The External Reporting Senior will have 5+ years’ accounting experience. Public accounting experience strongly preferred.



•        Strong understanding of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.



•        Strong computer skills including advanced experience in Excel and demonstrated knowledge in financial reporting tools.



•        Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively and influence leaders throughout the organization.



•        The External Reporting Senior will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.



•        CPA preferred.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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