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Senior Accountant - Accounting - Software, IT, Telecom

Senior Accountant - Accounting - Software, IT, Telecom

Job Description


Personified has needs for a Senior Accountant in Naperville, IL


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The mission of the Senior Accountant is to provide accurate, consistent, timely and reliable financial information and analysis. 


Financial Information

  • Maintains the general ledger and trial balance.
  • Prepares month-end closings, maintaining all backup and support.
  • Performs month end consolidation.
  • Identifies and makes suggestions on the proper GAAP accounting for transactions.
  • Understands and applies all accounting policies e.g. revenue recognition.
  • Reconciles all balance sheet accounts for all entities (having a thorough understanding of all reconciling items i.e. cash, prepaids, intangibles, accruals, etc.).
  • Prepares the monthly financial statement package.
  • Assists in the preparation of external reporting to investors and bank.
  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for process improvements or automation (e.g. automated reports out of PeopleSoft).
  • Documentation and monitoring of internal controls.
  • Collects and prepares information for U.S. and international audits.
  • Assists in Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable process when necessary including providing back-up, answering questions, etc.
  • Performs special projects as needed.


  • Assists in documenting the Accounting Team process flow for inclusion in the Asset Management Process.
  • Provides training to members of the Accounting Team.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Timeliness of financial reporting “packages”
  • Accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Timeliness of account reconciliations.
  • Detail oriented in all work performed.

Senior Accountant Job Requirements Include:

5-6 years progressive accounting experience (software industry preferred).

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Organized and detail oriented.

Public Accounting experience a plus.

FASB ASC 985-605 Software-Revenue Recognition experience desired.

Capitalized Software experience desired.

International experience a plus (Europe & India).

Microsoft Excel experience required (pivot tables a plus).

PeopleSoft experience a plus.

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Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Information Technology, Telecommunications
Education Not Specified
Experience None
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Telecommunications, Accounting - Finance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 13899
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Senior Accountant - Accounting - Software, IT, Telecom

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