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Senior Accountant

Beacon Resources Chicago, IL
  • Posted: 6 days ago
  • $35 to $45 Hourly
  • Temporary
  • Benefits: Medical

In partnership with a well-financed insurance company based in the Loop, DLC/Beacon Resources seeks a stellar Senior Accountant Consultant for an interim period. The client will also consider Staff Accountants and Accounting Managers for this role.

Job – The Senior Accountant Consultant will be reviewing intercompany consolidations/eliminations, monthly financial statements, journal entries and account reconciliations. The hired Senior Accountant Consultant will also assist with preparing financial schedules for the Financial Reporting team, assist in Audits, and perform variance analysis.

Compensation/Benefits – Projected pay rate for this superb opportunity starts at $35/hour and increases DOE.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT CONSULTANT DUTIES

General Ledger (G/L) Accounting

  • Post journal entries to the General Ledger (G/L) system
  • Prepare all account and bank reconciliations
  • Perform month-end closes
  • Financial Analysis
  • Perform variance analysis between budgeted and actual figures

Financial Reporting

  • Compile all necessary data and documentation to support financial statements
  • Assist in preparation of all financial statements (balance sheets, cash flow statements) on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis for the SEC

Miscellaneous

  • Work with non-accountants to obtain necessary data (Sales, HR)
  • Work with external auditors on all required audits
  • Assist in other duties as needed

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT CONSULTANT QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • At least three (3) years of substantive General Ledger (G/L) accounting experience in a corporate accounting environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration or an equivalent major
  • Insurance industry experience

Preferred

  • CPA

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT CONSULTANT SKILLS

Required

Technical

  • Expert-Level proficiency in Microsoft Excel (v-lookups, OFFSET, pivot tables, IF Formulas)

Interpersonal

  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task efficiently and take ownership as a go-to accounting professional in the company
  • Self-starter, with a keen sense of ramping up quickly to get the job done
  • Detail oriented, with high level of ethics and integrity
  • Must be willing to develop and grow with the company and have the desire to take on more responsibility
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Superior phone skills
  • Proactive personality to obtain necessary data to perform your accounting duties
  • Smart, hardworking, and easy to learn

Preferred

Technical

  • Experience with Oracle
  • Experience with Blackline
  • Experience with a Financial Reporting system (such as Hyperion or Adaptive Insights)
  • SQL experience

For further information, submit your resume in MS Word format to me. I will hold all inquiries in the strictest confidence.

Beacon Resources

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