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Staff Accountant in Chicago, IL at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    3/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    353086

Job Description

SNI Financial is partnered with an investment advisory firm located in downtown Chicago that is looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for all accounting functions that will include preparing financial statements, month-end close, bank reconciliations, and providing recommendations. The Staff Accountant will report to the Director of Accounting and will be interacting with multiple levels of management within the firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare month-end balance sheet account/bank reconciliations
  • Compile asset and capital account entries and analyze important account information
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting packages
  • Ensure financial security is being met by following internal controls
  • Maintain accounting controls by making recommendations on policies and procedures
  • Compile reports that are related to the firm's data and metrics
  • Submit quarterly regulatory filings
  • Support accounts payable and payroll as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years of experience in a financial services or professional services environment
  • Previous experience using general ledger accounting software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required
  • CPA is preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills

Benefits:

  • Bonus structure
  • Generous benefits package
  • PTO
  • 401(k) match
  • Great work-life balance
  • Firm's office is close to Ogilvie and Union Station
  • Collaborative and friendly culture

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