Senior Accountant


Accounting and Finance

Naperville, IL


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Senior Accountant

Due to growth, our client, a well-known professional service firm is in search for a promotable Senior Accountant. Reporting to the Corporate Controller, this position is ideal for the candidate who is highly self-motivated and has an excellent understanding of accounting principles. This is a hybrid role (approximately 60% working from home.)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assumes ownership of the month-end close processes with the Controller by performing monthly account reconciliations and variance analysis, resolving discrepancies, analyzing and recording accruals, financial statement analysis, and other related duties
  • Helps streamline the accounting department to increase efficiencies within the company
  • Assumes responsibility for all functions within general accounting, accounts payable and receivables
  • Assisting with bank reconciliations and monitoring funds availability, and assisting in the preparation of weekly cash forecasts
  • Completes balance sheet flux analysis and bring issues to management’s attention during close
  • Establishes practices and procedures that work towards best practices and continuous process improvement
  • Prepares audit schedules and works closely with the auditors to ensure timely completion of audit
  • Participates in the annual budget and planning process
  • Maintains and monitors ROI analysis related to capital projects
  • Supports the risk management processes through ad hoc analysis
  • Displays intellectual curiosity and willingness to make continuous improvement recommendations regarding own department and with operational stakeholders

Key Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • CPA or actively pursuing CPA candidate preferred
  • Three plus years’ experience required
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required


  • $90k+ with bonus potential