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Senior Accountant

IFG Project Resourcing Schaumburg Full-Time
$75,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
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Job Summary

Responsible for maintaining general ledger accounts and performing other accounting related activities. Prepares necessary information for financial and/or management reporting. Performs complex analysis of financial and management reports to identify trends and variances. May perform advanced level accounting tasks.

Job Responsibilities

  • Applies principles of accounting to analyze complex financial information and prepare financial reports. Adheres to and communicates accounting and auditing policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes accounts, records, and reports. Investigates and resolves any accounting issues within area of responsibility. Maintains general ledger accounts. Monitors accounts payables and receivables.
  • May perform monthly accounting for the Company’s equity method investments.
  • Performs period-end financial close responsibilities. Prepares data for financial statements, data for quarterly and annual regulatory filings using applicable systems. Duties may include preparing journal entries and coding invoices/vouchers.
  • Performs complex reconciliations for area supported and analyzes resulting variances. Proposes and prepares any adjusting entries necessary resulting from reconciliations.
  • Researches complex questions and investigates variances on the financial statements. Communicates findings to management.
  • Recommends and reviews proposed process improvements. Explores the modification and implementation of changes in systems and procedures.
  • Prepares complex reports in support of internal and external audits.

What You Should Already Have:

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Accounting
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Ability to generate new ideas and think independently; strong research and analysis skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Must be able to exercise discretion and maintain confidential/sensitive information


Recommended skills

Invoice Processing
Hardworking And Dedicated
Attention To Detail
General Ledger
Adjusting Entries
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