Accountant

Sound Specialists Chicago , IL 60642

Posted 2 weeks ago

Who will love this job:

  • A "numbers person" - you love working with numbers and spreadsheets and using them to tell a story.
  • An owner - when given a task, you own it and take responsibility for getting it done. You enjoy needing to find solutions and handle problems.
  • An organizer - You have superb organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to outline and execute a plan in a methodical, structured way
  • A calm spirit - You have the ability to demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy when dealing with internal and external stakeholders

What you'll do:

  • Manage all aspects of Accounting Process including Cash Control, Invoicing, and Bank Reconciliation.
  • Reconcile bank accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Compile and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Prepare and present monthly financials, analysis, updated forecasts and recommendations to the senior management highlighting key risks and opportunities to facilitate effective decision making.
  • Payroll processing.
  • Prepare complex accounting analysis.
  • Prepare various financial reports (income statement, balance sheet).
  • Assist with preparation of schedules for annual and interim financial and tax audits.
  • Other HR functions.

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in accounting/bookkeeping including accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Past experience working for a construction company is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must have knowledge of payroll processing.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A professional, positive attitude and ability to take initiative when the situation presents itself
  • Excellent prioritization skills and ability to self-manage and execute tasks with limited assistance/unassisted
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively on the phone, through emails and face-to-face
  • CPA/CMA or MBA would be a plus

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Training & Development
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