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Senior Financial Accounting Analyst




Job Number: 119976
Offered Through: Brilliant Management Resources
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Contract
Degree: Bachelors Degree Accounting and Finance
Job Post Date: 01/21/2019
Job Description:
Our client, a publicly traded manufacturer/distributor in the Chicago Loop is in need of a Senior Financial Accounting Analyst.  The need is immediate for a consulting engagement.  The ideal candidate will have large company experience with the ability to meet strong deadlines.  The Senior Financial Accounting Analyst will report to the Division Accounting Manager.  The Senior Financial Accounting Analyst responsibilities and requirements are listed below: 
 
SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ANALYST Responsibilities:
Prepare income and consolidated statements, balance sheets, cash flow and other reports
Analyze accounts, financial reports, and records
Prepare and post journal entries to accounting system 
Review and verify accuracy of journal/ledger entries
Process, reconcile and analyze interface of operations data to the accounting system
Participate in special accounting projects and studies
Develop accounting methods and/or procedures through detailed accounting research of GAAP
Provide training and guidance to less experienced analysts
Coordinate accounting matters with other departments and external auditors
Maintain master data elements of accounting system, SAP
Coordination of accounting matters with parent company and other affiliates
Prepare periodic reports for business partners
Design and distribute monthly reporting packages to senior management
Summarize financial results  
Design and implement solutions to streamline processes and create operational efficiencies
Serve as financial representative on key cross-functional teams and provide advisory services 
 
SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ANALYST Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
5 years of corporate accounting or finance experience 3 years of public accounting experience
Working knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
Understand the methods and electronic tools used to store, retrieve, and process information
Strong analytical skills with demonstrated business impact in previous position(s)
Ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in an appropriate manner
Technical – ability to use various types of hardware and software
Knowledge of SAP and Cognos planning is highly desired, but not required
CPA highly desired
 
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