Accounting Specialist

Looking for a meticulous Accounting Specialist to join our team!

Location

Chicago, IL Headquarters

Job type

Full-Time Job

Mission

The mission of the Accounting Specialist is to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the financial records of the company in order to assist senior management in making informed operating decisions. 

 

Description

The Accounting Specialist is a self-starter who is able to learn established processes quickly and find unique and meaningful ways to improve upon those processes to drive efficiency and accuracy. They are motivated, reliable, detail-oriented, and driven to produce high-quality work.

 

Benefits:

Full-Time Salary, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, 401k, and other ancillary benefits

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts
  • Assist in the preparation and review of financial statements
  • Contribute to the development and review of annual operating budgets and performance projections.
  • Maintain all accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions
  • Assist with the treasury management function
  • Accurately reconcile all banking and credit card statements
  • Assist with payroll calculations and processing
  • Recommend ways to reduce costs and enhance revenues
  • Meet processing and reporting deadlines
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP
  • Other projects and tasks as needed

Skill and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years of experience as Accounting Specialist, Staff Accountant, or similar role 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, particularly excel
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Enterprise
  • Professional experience in financial forecasting and treasury management
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment and can pivot quickly
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to maintain a keen attention to detail, multitask and work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required to communicate with team members, other departments, senior management, and consumers of the company’s products
  • Team player who collaborates well with others
  • Flexible and creative work spirit to embrace new projects and challenges as company grows and expands

 

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