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Financial Accountant
Ref No.: 17-03610
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 60,000.00 - 80,000.00 /Year
As an Associate, the employee will work with and provide ongoing support to the Management Company Accounting group.  The Associate will be responsible for the timely month-end close and numerous day-to-day accounting/finance operations and other cyclical tasks.
 
Summary:
  • Prepare month-end close packets for our International subsidiary companies (including, but not limited to, trial balance with mapping to financial statements, cash reconciliations, verify proper expense categorizations, book recurring accruals/amortizations, support for all balance sheet accounts, income/expense items, and equity transactions)
  • Prepare and maintain support schedules for F/X translation gains/(losses)
  • Liaise with third-party accounting administrator and reconcile any differences
  • Assist with US parent company's month-end consolidation of international subsidiaries
  • Book journal entries and upload expense allocation files using Microsoft Dynamics GP throughout the month
  • Maintain fixed asset journal and ensure adherence to capital expenditure policy
  • Assist with year-end audited financial statements preparation and other period filing obligations with local regulatory agencies
 
Experience:
  • High standard of professionalism in all dealings with internal staff and any external partners, clients and regulatory agencies
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently to meet/exceed deadline
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and strong organization skills
 
Education:
  • 2-3 years of Big 4 public accounting experience preferred but open to corporate accounting experience as well (with foreign currency translation)
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting; CPA preferred

Third Party Applications Not Accepted