Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_8_842887_2721319

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

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

Our client is an emerging, dynamic consumer products company consisting of a team of passionate individuals. Their team is comprised of intelligent and innovative talent who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth.

They are seeking to hire a Senior Accountant to work at their Corporate HQ in Chicago, IL.

  1. offer a creative and fun working environment, excellent benefits, work life balance and flexibility and tremendous upward mobility as they are in growth mode.

    The Senior Accountant role is a multi-functional role that will expose the employee to all business aspects of a growing company. You will be pivotal in providing financial analysis to support strategic business initiatives and driving results to achieve Company financial goals. The Senior Accountant will report to the Director of Finance and operate out of their corporate office located in the West Loop.

Duties:

Ownership of the month-end close processes - balance sheet reconciliations, general ledger review, accounts receivable management

Implementation and execution of internal controls and all accounting processes and procedures

Financial statement preparation and review to ensure accuracy of financial reporting

Review of weekly company payroll, invoice entry, and check/payment runs

Capital projects oversight

Internal financial reporting and analysis

External investor financial reporting

Manages year end audit/review by external CPA firm

Budgeting and forecasting – driving results to achieve desired financial goals

Cash flow analysis/forecasting including inventory and procurement planning

Analytical reporting liaison with Company’s sales and marketing team to optimize spending and revenue generation

Working with the Director of Finance on departmental projects and implementations to help scale the company financial process

Background:

You have a bachelors degree in, accounting, finance or a related field

3 - 7 years of previous accounting experience

Prefer a public accounting background in audit/assurance or private sector with a growing company

You are comfortable in a fast paced quickly changing environment

You are a self-starter with proven ability to take initiative and multi-task

You are passionate about the health, fitness, and/or beauty markets

You have strong verbal and written communication skills and are not afraid to speak up and ask questions

You are always looking for ways to improve processes, learn and develop the accounting function

You have a strong attention to detail, always looking for errors and improving your work