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Senior Accountant




Job Number: 119853
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors in Accounting
Job Post Date: 12/12/2018
Job Description:
Changing economies, new accounting policies and evolving tax regulations mean business and professional services firms are facing an ever-changing business landscape.  Our client, a global financial services leader is looking for a strong Technical Sr. Accountant in the areas of FASB 606 Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting FASB ASC 842.  The Technical Sr. Accountant will be a hands on individual with significant corporate accounting background able to analyze and resolve foundational technical accounting issues.  Does this describe you as a potential candidate?  Are you the “go to” individual for all technical accounting questions?  Please apply!
 
TECHNICAL SR. ACCOUNTANT CONSULTANT RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Assist contract reviews for lease (specific to new FASB standards)
Supporting aggressively tight accounting cycles from high volume of journal entries, recons, variance analyses and explanations to review of financial statements.
Revenue recognition projects including interpreting and application of the guidance to current accounting processes and systems, gap analysis and support of testing appropriate changes.
 
TECHNICAL SR. ACCOUNTANT CONSULTANT REQUIREMENTS:
 
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
CPA/MBA is preferred
Demonstrable process re-engineering and improvement experience 
Excellent organizational, research and communication skills
5 years’ corporate accounting and/or relatable experience
Advanced technical experience to work autonomously with little guidance
Accuracy in daily work and other projects
Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
Ability to function as a team player
 
If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply!

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