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Staff Accountant

IFG Project Resourcing Chicago Full-Time
$60,000.00/ year
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Company: Early-Stage, High-Growth Technology (approximately $50MM in revenues)

Industry: Technology

Company Ownership: Private Equity

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Compensation: Market-based plus a bonus

Reports to: Accounting Manager

Location: Chicago (downtown Loop)

Staff Accountant

We are looking for a sharp, driven Staff Accountant who has a passion for technology and working with people to solve problems. We are a fast-paced, growing company with heaps of opportunities for learning.URL blocked - click to apply

Key Responsibilities:

-       Lead all aspects of Accounts Payable function by processing and paying vendor invoices in accordance with department policies and deadlines, ensuring timely and accurate completion.

-       Lead all aspects of Billing/Accounts Receivable function by processing and billing customers in accordance with department policies and deadlines, ensuring timely and accurate completion.

-       Responsible for all collection, reconciliation and reporting related to the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions.

-       Acquire and maintain vendor and customer supporting documentation including W-9 forms, sales tax exemption forms, etc.

-       Manage the cash application process to ensure timely reporting of customer accounts

-       Ensure active engagement with internal sales and external client to optimize cash receipts, and minimize AR aging profile and bad debt expense

-       Assists in month-end close as directed by Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager, including but not limited to A/P, A/R, bank reconciliation, fixed assets, accrual, prepaid assets, general ledger management and account sheet reconciliations

-       Other ad hoc projects as needed such as bank RFPs, vendor payment method optimization and Accounts Payable and Billing automation


-       A bachelor's degree and 0-2 years of Accounting or related experience

-       CPA a plus

-       Proficient in Word and Excel (basic formulas, v-lookups, and pivot tables)

-       Strong written and oral communication skills

-       Solid knowledge of accounting terminology and practices

-       Robust organizational and analytical skills

-       Effective time management and prioritization skills

-       Ability to compare data from a variety of sources for accuracy and completeness and detect errors

-       Ability to generate new ideas and think independently

-       Demonstrated ethical behavior to maintain discretion and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive and confidential material

-       Experience with NetSuite and Salesforce (month-end close, receivables, payables) a plus

What It Takes:

-       Relentless pursuit of excellence

-       Attention to detail

-       Quick thinking

-       Strong initiative, drive and self-direction

-       Being comfortable in a fast-moving and quickly-changing environment

-       Partnering with others to accomplish goals

-       Strong integrity in work and in interpersonal communication

-       Strong organizational and analytical skills

-       Strong time management and prioritization skills

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format with compensation history to Cameron Wall at Email blocked - click to apply.


Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation


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At IFG, we understand the pressures that exist for financial leaders, because we’ve spent years in key financial roles – both within corporate finance groups and as public accountants with the world’s leading firms. IFG Project Resourcing is comprised of senior level management, accounting and financial professionals with the shared belief that success is driven by talent, experience and an acute understanding of client needs. With credentials that span more than fifty years in project consulting, our Executive Team stands ready to provide expert project professionals and interim solutions to mission critical challenges. Solutions that deliver bottom line efficiency through top line strategies.

IFG’s exclusive focus on bringing experienced management and financial project professionals to companies of all sizes enables us to deliver the highest level of attention and service to our clients, thereby maximizing results.

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