Financial Reporting Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing

Job Description


Well-respected dynamic financial services firm is seeking a Financial Reporting Accountant. Great opportunity looking to expanding their accounting skills.


ABOUT THE COMPANY Why work for us?


  • Voted top places to work in Chicago

  • Great time to join company, very exciting atmosphere as they continue to grow

  • Good environment/culture/ accounting team is very close

  • Opportunity to make a difference

  • Great benefits and compensation package



RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE FINANCIAL REPORTING ACCOUNTANT


  • Assist with month end close, compiling and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

  • Prepares quarterly and annual financial statements for the affiliated broker dealer

  • Drafts Footnote disclosures and management discussions and analysis for regulatory reporting

  • Assist in the timely preparation of reports and financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and performance standards.

  • Record and respond to partner and client inquiries resolving exceptions related to accounts.

  • Assist with preparing annual budget

  • Cash forecasting

  • Prepares, reviews and maintains documentation and testing of controls over financial reporting, as assigned.

  • Establish, modify, document, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.

  • Assist in the implementation of a new analytical/reporting rool




EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE FINANCIAL REPORTING ACCOUNTANT ROLE:


  • BS in Accounting

  • 1-3 years experience

  • Workday experience a plus

  • Strong excel skills

  • Great communication, eagerness to learn, positive attitude

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