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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Parker and Lynch Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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span B Senior Accountant Job in Chicago, IL /B br   br Our client, a well-regarded financial services firm, is hiring for a Senior Accountant job in Chicago, IL. You must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and three years of experience. Your responsibilities will include complex intercompany reconciliations, ad-hoc reporting and research projects, producing insightful reports for management, and advising on technical GAAP issues. You will be working among talented, high-performing, accounting professionals at a corporate location where speed and accuracy are key. Your role will have a high career-ceiling as this business unit only promotes managers from inside the company. This is a work-hard, play-hard, reward well culture. br B   /B br B As a Senior Accountant your job responsibilities will include: /B br   br ul
li Complex account, bank and general ledger reconciliations. /li li Technical GAAP research as it relates to various transactions. /li li Creating journal entries at month end. /li li Leading the month-end close in the Assistant Controller’s absence. /li li Provide post-close analysis to the Accounting Manager, highlighting any variances. /li li Assist with special projects as it relates to process improvement or GAAP research as needed. /li /ul
  br B You are the perfect fit if you have: /B br   br ul
li Bachelor’s degree in Accounting /li li CPA certification, or measurable work towards CPA certification is preferred /li li Three years of experience in Accounting, with a measurable track record of promotion /li li Knowledge of the Financial Services industry: private equity, hedge funds, fund of funds, etc. /li /ul
  br If you are someone that would like the opportunity to transition into a Senior Accountant role with a prestigious financial services firm in Chicago, IL; please email your resume in .doc format to br   br Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled br   br   br   br /span