Senior Accountant

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

Parker+Lynch is currently seeking a Senior Accountant with 5 or more years of experience for a full-time job at one of our top and prestigious financial service clients in Chicago, IL. The firm is currently working from home but will eventually go back into their beautiful office in Chicago, IL. They will have flexibility post-pandemic.

This role entails maintaining the accounting, financial, and tax reporting, including timely preparation, review, and approval of accounts payable, bank reconciliations, financial statements, liquidity forecasts, and annual budgets. This company offers a great work/life balance, competitive benefits, and the opportunity to build a high-profile network through exposure to wealthy investors. This role will report directly to the Controller and have high visibility!



  • Daily cash reconciliations
  • General ledger entries
  • Month-end close process
  • Account reconciliations
  • Coordinate production of monthly financial reports as it relates to the balance sheet, income statement,
  • statement of cash flows, budget vs actual results, and variance analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • 5+ years of experience in the general ledger and financial reporting area required
  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
  • Confidentiality being able to deal with a high-profile client
  • Public industry/ blend (with family office) preference
  • Tax experience preference will have the ability to move into other directions of the company Employment Type: Full-time
  • Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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    The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records