Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842887_2665990

To apply to this position you must email your resume directly to Andria Kozak at Andria.kozak@parkerlynch.com

 

In the subject line of your email type “Senior Accountant – Trading firm”

 

Our client is a proprietary trading firm that specializes in trading cryptocurrencies and other financial instruments.

 

They are seeking to hire a senior accountant that can apply accounting principles and concepts to a wide variety of transactions and issues to assist in the accurate reporting of the Firm’s financial position. Additionally, this role will be assisting in operational tasks related to our cryptocurrency trading operations.

 

Duties:

Assists the accounting and finance team with the monthly close process by booking entries.

Performs monthly reconciliations of key accounts.

Assists finance team in sending wires and cryptocurrency to counterparties.

Applies accounting principles, theories and practices to a wide variety of tasks.

Perform ad hoc reporting requests for accounting team.

Assist in intercompany accounting across multiple entities.

Support interim and year end audit.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.

1-3 years of accounting experience desired.

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-lookups.

Knowledge of Dynamic Great Plains Accounting system preferred.

Experience with Blackline account reconciliation tool preferred.

Experience

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

CPA candidate preferred.