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Staff Accountant

Chicago, IL 60611
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SmithBucklin, a 100% employee-owned company that provides management and services to associations, is currently in search of a high performing Staff Accountant in Chicago. In joining our Corporate Finance Team at the SmithBucklin Headquarters, you will have the opportunity to explore various areas of finance and accounting in a fast-paced, consultative environment.

What You Will Do

  • Perform a range of accounting and analytical tasks in addition to interpreting financial reports and data to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with company and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Oversee accounting operations for service units and overhead units
  • Prepare and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Collaborate with senior management of service units to produce detailed, monthly analytical reports including variance reports and trend analysis
  • Evaluate monthly financial results with CFO Financial Reporting Team, noting business results and trends
  • Serve as a key contributor in assuring adherence to monthly financial closing schedule (within 10 business days)
  • Provide support for the monthly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Assist with monthly board reports and act as a resource during the annual audit

This Role Might Be for You If

  • You have a proven analytical ability, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to confidently work with upper-level management and executives

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution with a concentration in Accounting
  • 0-3 years of related accounting experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Epicor and Limelight software is a plus
  • Proficiency with basic computer programming, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Where Do You Fit?

Whether you are just beginning your career or are a mid- or senior-level professional, working at SmithBucklin will offer you countless opportunities to develop transferrable skills, acquire meaningful knowledge and gain rich experiences at an accelerated pace. By working collaboratively with smart, ambitious, multi-talented, genuine and hardworking colleagues, you will build meaningful, deep and enduring relationships that will serve you well throughout your career, regardless of your chosen path. In addition, as a 100 percent employee-owned company, SmithBucklin offers all of our people regardless of position or compensation an equal chance to experience the fulfillment and reap the benefits of ownership. As owners, our employees control the destiny of SmithBucklin and are unified in the goal of building a great, enduring company.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At SmithBucklin, Equal Employment Opportunity is our commitment and goal. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other protected status designated by federal, state or local law. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a reference and background investigation based on position.


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Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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