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Investment Accountant

Brilliant Management Resources - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdal • Chicago, IL

Posted 30 days ago

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Experience - At least 4 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Accounting - Finance

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Job Description

Our client, a Professional Service organization in the Chicago Loop is in need of an Investment Accountant.  The need is immediate for a consulting basis.  The Investment Accountant will be responsible for a wide range of monthly, quarterly and annual accounting functions associated with the organization’s diverse $6 billion investment portfolio.  The Investment Accountant will report to the Senior Manager of Investments.  The Investment Accountant responsibilities and requirements are listed below:


• Recording and reconciling investment transactions and balances

• Preparing monthly journal entries for the recording of investment activity

• Designing and preparing quarterly investment reports

• Creating and performing ad hoc queries and analyses

• Communicating with insurance subsidiaries, custodial banks and insurance regulators

• Prepare and analyze various exhibits supporting internal and external financial reports

• Utilize GAAP principles to the prepare financial statements, audit reports and related filings

• Prepare analytical schedules and provide analytical support based on internal customer requests

• Participate in process improvement projects

• Assist with aspects of team projects, assignments and team responsibilities

• Implement, report, and communicate the impact of business and accounting related initiatives

Job Requirements


• BA/BS degree in Accounting or Finance

• CPA or CPA candidate a plus

• 4+ years' experience with investment and/or insurance accounting experience a strong plus

• Excellent written and verbal skills with ability to work effectively in a team environment

• Ability to identify, analyze and solve accounting issues

• Experience with CAMRA, Investran, Crystal Reports, and Webfilings a strong plus

• Works effectively in a team environment and maximizes team effectiveness

• Organizational, problem solving, detail oriented, oral and written communication

• Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities and assignments

• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

• Ability to multi-task, prioritize workloads/demands and work across various departments

• Shows initiative, self-motivated, professional demeanor, and desire to learn

If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

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