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Senior Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Riverwoods Full-Time
$70,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
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The Corporate Senior Accountant is responsible to assist in the preparation of financial reports and audits.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Preparing state and local taxes in multiple states.
  • Assist in the monthly closing of the financials. Compile backup and prepare schedules that support recurring journal entries. Monthly closing schedule provided by Controller.
  • Prepare journal entry to record accruals for both payables and receivables.
  • Prepare journal entry and schedule to allocate interest expense and revenue for each location.
  • Reconcile & update assigned balance sheet accounts and compile supporting documentation for the audit file.
  • Review all fixed asset purchases for sales and use tax compliance. Conduct second review of sales tax compliance after 90 days of purchase. Monthly provide schedule of compliance review to Controller.
  • Compile and record official documents for all new loans and lease liabilities incurred.

QUALIFICATIONS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE


A CPA license with a B.S. degree in Accounting from a four-year college or university, and a minimum of 3 - 5 years of accounting experience is required. Trailer and inventory industry experience a plus.


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

   

  • BS in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent business experience
  • Minimum of 3 years related business experience
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team
  • Proficiency with accounting software systems, a plus






Keywords: accounting, accountant, senior accountant, operations, finance, financial analysis

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Balance Sheet
Use Tax
Sales Tax
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Accounts Payable

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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm—the largest one founded by CPA firms. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established 30+ offices in the United States and the Caribbean. 

Understanding & delivering: With more than two decades of experience, CFS has unique resources to better understand hiring needs, attract higher-caliber candidates and assess candidate potential. Locating and hiring accounting, finance & IT professionals is our specialty. 

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We are committed to recruiting top talent for our clients, ranging from entry to senior level professionals. To develop a list of quality candidates, we conduct a rigorous screening process involving personal interviews, professional reference checks, and employment/degree verification. 


Personal attention:
Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we make is the absolute best.


Career Opportunities

We are growing! CFS is always looking for team-oriented, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial and customer service driven professionals to join our team. If this sounds like you, come join our team and see what we're all about!

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Boston, MA 02110


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