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Senior Accountant

Confidential Chicago Full-Time
$78,799.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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A leading private equity owned energy company is seeking a strong Senior Accountant to join its corporate accounting team. The Senior Accountant will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements.
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.
  • Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.
  • Prepare and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data.
  • Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.
  • Evaluate monthly financial results with Accounting Manager noting business results and trends.
  • Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets.
  • Assist with monthly board reports.
  • Act as a resource during the annual audit.
  • Participate in documentation and testing of key internal controls.
  • Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • 3+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression.
  • CPA tracking strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft suite of products with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with ERP and reporting systems preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Recommended skills

Balance Sheet
Financial Statements
Forecasting
Analysis Of Variance
Internal Controls
Audit Schedules

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