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Senior Accountant in Chicago, IL at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2018

Job Description

Our client is a technology company in the downtown Chicago market.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department.   RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage accounting functions including account reconciliations, journal entries, AR, AP and billing
  • Support sales, marketing and manufacturing functions with financial analysis
  • Participate in strategic planning process and budgeting process
  • Analyzing billing transactions to ensure proper allocation of revenue recognition policies
  • Develops accounting principles to comply with GAAP, tax requirements, and SOX requirements
  • Administers general accounting, internal auditing, and record retention programs while acting as immediate contact external auditors on accounting matters
  • Directs preparation of periodic and yearly financial statements in accordance to GAAP and SEC requirements

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 2-4 years of accounting experience; public accounting preferred
  • Need to be independent and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience in the areas of financial statement preparation, GAAP, SOX and revenue recognition
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with multiple levels of management
  • Solid computer skills
  • Experience working in accounting systems preferred