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Senior Technical Accountant in Chicago, IL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 6 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    355060

Job Description

SNI Financial is partnered with a publicly traded company located in downtown Chicago that is hiring a Senior Technical Accountant. This individual will be contributing to policy setting, technical accounting research, developing accounting policies, and implementing new accounting standards. The Senior Technical Accountant would also be involved in multiple special projects that would support mergers and acquisitions and enhancing processes.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop global accounting policies and define processes for accounting research and policy setting
  • Identify impacts of new accounting standards on disclosures and financial statements
  • Develop processes to ensure compliance with internal controls for global accounting policies and new reporting standards
  • Partner with external auditors and provide guidance on technical issues and implementations of new standards
  • Participate in special projects that will focus on harmonizing accounting standards throughout offices and issuing new policies.
  • Support process improvements related to SOX, SEC and FASB standards
  • Optimize ASC 606 and ASC 842 processes throughout the company
  • Work cross functionally with multiple accounting and finance departments


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of experience in public accounting
  • CPA required
  • Experience with GAAP and SEC requirements working within a global company
  • 1+ year of technical accounting research
  • Knowledge of ASC 606 and ASC 842 preferred


Benefits:

  • Excellent health benefits package
  • Generous PTO package
  • Early Friday departure year round
  • Driven and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent culture
  • Promote from within