Senior Accountant

Location: Chicago, IL, USA

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Workplace Type: Remote

This position will be responsible for supporting the month-end close, analysis, and reconciliation. This position will be responsible for following and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform complex balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis for accounts with high risk, including preparing journal entries 
  • Complete monthly, quarterly, and year end close responsibilities including, review of assigned business units and make necessary journal entries, investigate and report variances noted. 
  • Provide oversight on key international accounting and tax functions including month-end close, annual statutory audits 
  • Maintains multi-entity general ledgers in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and company accounting policies and procedures 
  • Familiarity with intercompany transactions and foreign currency translation adjustments. 
  • Work closely with the Financial Planning & Analysis team to explain budget vs actual variances 
  • Support year-end audits by providing reporting and required documentation 
  • Assist in special projects as assigned or other tasks critical to the success of the organization 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • Highly collaborative – team player
  • Excellent communication and organization skills with the ability to multi-task and master new tasks quickly are essential.
  • Experience with NetSuite preferred
  • Experience with Great Plains, a plus
  • Experience with eRecruit or Bullhorn, a plus

ROLE COMPETENCIES

  • Functional Expertise: Development of more advanced skills and knowledge relevant to the function. Able to perform routine assignments with little supervision and participate in more complex assignments. 
  • Communication: Maintains continuous, open and consistent communication with business partners and customers. Listen and ask questions to understand customer's viewpoints. 
  • Customer Experience: Establishes effective relationships with customers to understand and meet their needs. Ensures customer service standards are met. 
  • Data Reporting and Analysis: Prepares reports which summarize and clarify the results of data gathering. Applies quantitative techniques to evaluate decisions, as well as determining and challenging the assumptions that drive such decisions. 

Advanced Group leverages over 30 years of expertise in talent acquisition, staffing, and outsourcing solutions to operate the award-winning Advanced Group family of brands, including Advanced Clinical, Catena Solutions, Advanced RPO, and WunderLand Group. Together, with mastery across professional disciplines and global markets, we’re dedicated to make a difference, every day, for our clients, our candidates, each other, and our communities. Advanced Group’s Shared Services team provides corporate services such as Marketing, Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, and Operations to each of our brands. Our employees are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Advanced Group.

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At Advanced Group, our commitment to diversity and inclusion in every part of our organization is crucial to fulfilling our mission and demonstrating our REAL values. A diverse staff allows us to effectively draw on different perspectives and enhance our efficiency and effectiveness. Diversity thereby strengthens the legitimacy and relevance of Advanced Group in delivering services to our clients. We seek talented, creative individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures to work with us. It is our priority that our workplace be inclusive, welcoming of diverse ideas and appreciative of valuable experience.

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