Senior Accountant

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Job Number: 420341

Position Title: Senior Accountant

Our client is seeking a self-motivated professional Senior Accountant to join its Corporate Accounting team. Responsibilities of the Senior Accountant include monthly and quarterly close process including preparation of journal entries, monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations, as well as financial statement analytics across all business entities. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the enhancement of internal controls and participating in special ad-hoc projects.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Execute month-end close process while incorporating complex accounting guidance; includes GAAP, journal entry processing and analysis, account reconciliations, consolidations and financial reporting for entities
  • Maintain capital accounts and distributions and assist with the preparation of 10Q, 10K and other SEC reporting
  • Assist in implementing new accounting pronouncements
  • Assist with complex technical accounting research
  • Maintain corporate ledgers and provide monthly account analysis
  • Analyze and account for foreign exchange transactions
  • Prepare monthly financial statements (including cash flow) and supporting schedules

  • 4-6 years of experience; must have public and corporate accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • CPA/CFA/MBA preferred
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office and Financial ERP systems (PeopleSoft/Hyperion Essbase a plus)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational and analytical skills

Job Requirements


Company Overview

With over 20 years of experience in the Chicago metro market, Advanced Resources knows talent, with temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire and executive search staffing services for Office Support, Accounting/Finance, and Healthcare positions. We not only place talent, we help our clients maximize talent through our proven Workforce Business Solutions.'s Advice

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Job Overview
Company: Advanced Resources
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Accounting - Finance
Location: Chicago
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Accounting
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Required Experience: Up to 6 year(s)
Required Travel: Not Specified
Relocation Covered: Not Specified
Contact: Advanced Resources

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