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8750 W Bryn Mawr Ave Chicago, IL 60631 United States

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for daily and weekly tasks within the corporate accounting and finance department. This role requires an ability to analyze and reconcile accounts and ensure that accounting transactions comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position provides support and documentation for internal and external inquiries. The Senior Accountant will assist in making process improvements or accounting changes and provide ongoing support for various team members, as needed. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assist with month end closing and financial consolidation.
• Prepare monthly management reports.
• Monthly tracking of project performance and analysis of WIP.
• Analyze and perform account reconciliations for both P&L and BS accounts and track activity.
• Review account/bank reconciliations.
• Produce financial statements.
• Perform accounting for investment portfolio and coordinate with Finance department.
• Establish, review and maintain internal controls and accounting processes.
• Interface with auditors for the timely completion of annual audited financial statements.
• Coordinate all external reporting requirements with financial institutions.
• Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
• Prepare and submit state and local tax fillings.
• Assist with other projects as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent construction experience.
• 6+ years of accounting experience.
• Expert level proficiency in an ERP system.
• Expert level proficiency in Microsoft Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, IF Formulas).
• Ability to prioritize responsibilities and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to think analytically and manage multiple priorities.
• CPA certification preferred.
• Construction experience desired, but not required.

Job Family
Non-Union