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Senior Technical Accountant in Chicago, IL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/4/2018
  • Job ID:
    343310

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Senior Accountant to join the corporate accounting department. This company is headquartered in Chicago and is publicly traded. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the monthly financial close process, preparing journal entries, providing financial analysis, providing corporate financial statements, and participating in technical accounting areas. The company offers excellent benefits, a competitive compensation plan, and promote heavily from within.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules by analyzing account information
  • Review and analyze document and relevant accounting standards to ensure transactions are accounted for and documented correctly
  • Develop internal and external financial reports
  • Actively participate in special project and technical accounting matters
  • Prepare whitepapers to respond to complex transactions or technical accounting issues
  • Evaluate the impact of accounting policy changes and assist in the implementation of accounting policies
  • Work cross functionally with the finance, tax, legal, and consolidations team
  • Identify and resolve enterprise system issues
  • Ensure compliance with SOX
  • Provide support to internal and external auditors



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 4 years of comparable experience
  • CPA required
  • Public accounting experience
  • Experience handling complex accounting issues
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience with Cognos or large ERP system is a plus

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