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Senior Accountant

Brilliant Financial Search- Chicago Chicago ,IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Senior Accountant

A growing, dynamic organization is seeking a strong Senior Accountant to join its progressive corporate accounting team. The Senior Accountant will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements.

  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances.

  • Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports.

  • Prepare and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data.

  • Provides guidance on accounting matters such as implications of new accounting pronouncements or classification of transactions.

  • Evaluate monthly financial results with Accounting Manager noting business results and trends.

  • Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets.

  • Assist with monthly board reports.

  • Act as a resource during the annual audit.

  • Participate in documentation and testi ng of key internal controls.

  • Perform special projects, as required, to assist the department and the Company in achieving its goals and objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required.

  • 3+ years of related accounting experience with demonstrated progression.

  • CPA or CPA tracking preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience with ERP and reporting systems preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Company Description
About Brilliant®
Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in
accounting, finance and information technology for the Greater Chicago, South Florida and
Dallas-Fort Worth labor markets. The firm represents high-quality accounting, finance and IT
professionals and matches them with hiring companies throughout all industries looking to hire
talent for their teams or projects. Many of Brilliant’s team members include former accounting,
finance and IT professionals who are experts in the industry.

Since its inception in 2009, Brilliant has ranked on various lists including Forbes America’s Best
Professional Recruiting Firms three years in a row (No. 2 in 2018), Forbes America’s Best Executive
Recruiting Firms in 2017, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 for five straight years (No. 1 in 2015),
Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms (No. 2 in 2015), ClearlyRated’s Best
of Staffing Talent five years in a row, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client, Inc. 5000, Best Places to
Work South Florida (2017 and 2019,) 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® six consecutive
years, and others.

Brilliant is your trusted resource for all-things staffing, direct-hire and consulting related in the
accounting, finance and IT space. We want you to work with us! To learn more about Brilliant, visit
www.brilliantfs.com, call 312.582.1800 or follow @BrilliantFS on social media.

Brilliant Financial Search- Chicago

Why Work Here?

Further develop your career while enjoying great benefits and culture.

About Brilliant® Brilliant is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and information technology for the Greater Chicago, South Florida and Dallas-Fort Worth labor markets. The firm represents high-quality accounting, finance and IT professionals and matches them with hiring companies throughout all industries looking to hire talent for their teams or projects. Many of Brilliant’s team members include former accounting, finance and IT professionals who are experts in the industry. Since its inception in 2009, Brilliant has ranked on various lists including Forbes America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms three years in a row (No. 2 in 2018), Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms in 2017, Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 for five straight years (No. 1 in 2015), Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firms (No. 2 in 2015), ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Talent five years in a row, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client, Inc. 5000, Best Places to Work South Florida (2017 and 2019,) 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® six consecutive years, and others. Brilliant is your trusted resource for all-things staffing, direct-hire and consulting related in the accounting, finance and IT space. We want you to work with us! To learn more about Brilliant, visit www.brilliantfs.com, call 312.582.1800 or follow @BrilliantFS on social media.