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Senior Accountant

Location : Chicago IL
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : BOCHI
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : Bachelors Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Position Overview:

Reporting to our Controller, the Senior Accountant will conduct routine and specialized Accounting functions while preparing routine accounting reports.


  • Analyze Balance Sheet and Income Statement Accounts on a monthly/quarterly basis, prepare related schedules

  • Prepare, post monthly accruals/prepayments, payroll/fringe benefits including allocations

  • Assist in the preparation of Financial Statements

  • Play a senior role in monthly, quarterly and year-end closings

  • Assist with year-end audits

  • Liaise with banks, prepare Bank Reconciliation, custody of all bank information, prepare wires, stop payments, ACH reports, return items, make related Journal Entries, etc.

  • Liaise with lenders, reconcile, pay loans and prepare compliance loan covenant reports for lenders, borrowing base certificates, interest accruals and other related journals, etc.

  • Assist with the preparation of the budget

  • Responsible for monthly General Ledger clean up

  • Responsible for on-going projects as per request of Controller and/or senior management


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.  CPA or CPA candidate or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Sr. Accountant with emphasis on financial analysis, and compilation of Financial Statements preferably in a Non-Profit environment.

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, Word and Outlook. 

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