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Senior Accountant
Ref No.: 17-03686
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 80,000.00 - 100,000.00 /Year
Senior Accountant
 
Summary
 
At Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS), we pride ourselves in getting to know our candidate further than the bullet points on their resume. We want to know what your long-term goals and ambitions are to make sure we help you make long term career moves. ICS has excelled in creating strong relationships with top performing companies in the Chicago market which has opened many doors for driven professionals like yourself for many years.
 
Responsibilities
 
Handling of general accounting functions, development, implementation and maintenance of systems, procedures and policies to ensure the maintenance of the GL in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Manage G/L accounting and process leadership for the monthly close cycle.
Helps formulate and administer approved accounting practices throughout the organization to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business in accordance with GAAP and provide reliable information necessary to control operations.
Recommends improvement to policies and procedures that affect the firm.  Drives implementation of recommended changes.
Helps ensure appropriate internal controls are in place and operating effectively.
Conducts initial research of accounting issues upon request.
Acts as a liaison between the firm, government, auditors and other stake holders providing information and documentation maintenance.
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
5+ years of general accounting experience; strong preference for public accounting experience
CPA preferred.
In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, practices and procedures.
General Knowledge of fixed assets & leases as well as applicable GAAP accounting.
Proven technical accounting research and understanding of current accounting issues.
Strong PC literacy skills in a Windows environment with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access and Word).
Working knowledge of computer software, general ledger and financial systems.

Third Party Applications Not Accepted