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Senior Corporate Accountant

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
Senior Corporate Accountant


Our client, a successful, entrepreneurial financial services firm is looking for a Senior Corporate Accountant to join their Public Finance / Accounting team in Chicago, IL as a full-time employee. The Senior Corporate Accountant is responsible for a broad range of accounting and reporting responsibilities at the consolidated entity level. The position requires strong analytical, technical accounting research, and communication skills, along with the desire to lead various initiatives, make a positive impact and grow within the organization. Our client offers a competitive compensation package, including great benefits!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparation, analysis, and review of components of the consolidated general ledger.

  • Research of new FASB pronouncements and proper GAAP treatment of significant transactions affecting consolidated financial statements.

  • Responsible for reviewing internal and external reporting, including support of year-end audit.

  • Responsible for reviewing the accounting for corporate owned fixed assets and leases.

  • Assist with corporate income tax compliance and calculation of the consolidated income tax provision and deferred tax assets / liabilities.

Required Qualifications :


* Active CPA.

* 3-5 years of experience with current and/or recent (within 5-6 years) Big 4/Big 5 Public Accounting experience.

* Knowledge of GAAP and tax reporting.

* Solid Microsoft Office technical skills.

* Prior analytical and research experience.

* Strong organizational skills, ability to think creatively and "outside the box", ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

* Pluses: Lawson; Financial Services background. 




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