20388 | Accountant

WoodridgeIllinois
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Added - 17 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant has exclusivity on the search for a motivated Accountant to be placed with a Dynamic company in the Woodridge area. They are looking for someone to  work independently and be flexible, who can take on multiple responsibilities as an Accountant. This role is for a special project for a few months and part time is an option. This Accountant would be responsible for: Processing and filing Sales Tax Returns AP Filing, Check Processing &  Reconciliations Credit and Collections responsibilities Assisting with preparing reports with Government and Private Financial Audits Helping with Labor processing Cash Reconciliation Ideal Qualifications: 2+ years accounting experience. Strong Intermediate Excel (formulas, functions, formatting, etc. Familiarity with pivot tables and v lookups preferred.   If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested, please apply immediately!

20390 | Staff Accountant

Oak BrookIllinois
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Added - 17 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

  Our Client, a leading national retail firm near Oak Brook is seeking a talented and versatile Accountant Consultant for approximately 6 months. This role would be responsible for: Assisting in the month end closing process Recording Journal Entries Preparing account reconciliations Mid-month responsibilities for paying retail partners according to contractual agreement Analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses Report organization's finances to management Offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts Please apply if interested in this outstanding opportunity.    

20391 | Commercial Collector

Hazel CrestIllinois
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Added - 17 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing is currently engaged in a search to hire a Commercial Collector. This position is a temporary role for 4 to 8 months. The hiring company is a Manufacturing company located in the Hazel Crest, IL area.  Interviews will be conducted right away and the ideal Commercial Collector would be able to start immediately. Essential Functions: Independently collect, manage, and resolve outstanding A/R balances with a focus on customer A/R balances exceeding 30 days past due. This may include: Support for the invoices Excellent customer service when non-payment has resulted from internal inability to meet customer expectations Independently resolving invoice disputes, short payments, declinations and deductions which may require driving cross-functional staff in order to get the issue cleared, paid, credited or otherwise adjusted   Resolution of unapplied cash on account Escalation of issues preventing payment Investigate and analyze credit risks and make independent decisions regarding product shipment.   Evaluate based on payment trends, kept promises and available credit line Keep management advised of customer buying, paying trends Assist in preparation of our monthly and quarterly Reporting.   Additional Responsibilities: Research and resolve old outstanding credits per management direction Maintain detailed records in operating system regarding customer contact and steps taken to resolve all past due balances. Other duties and projects as assigned by management.   Must haves:   5+ years’ experience in commercial collections 1+ year experience in a manufacturing environment Associate’s degree or working towards one. Competent user of Microsoft Office software, emphasis on Excel If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested please apply ASAP!

20666 | Customer Service Representative

Geneva
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Added - 17 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant has been engaged in a search for a Customer Service Representative, for our client in the manufacturing industry. Our client, located near Geneva, is experiencing tremendous growth and is in need of a strong Customer Service Representative to join their team on a temporary-to-permanent basis. The ideal Customer Service Representative will ideally be able to perform a small amount of accounts receivable duties as assigned. Our client is dedicated to providing their customers with superior service and products, and is looking for a Customer Service Representative who will thrive in their busy, fast-paced environment. Roles and Responsibilities: Conduct a high number of inbound and outbound calls to/from clients and customers Make collection calls on past due invoices, log all correspondence, and follow up as required Identify and resolve all short payments, deductions, and overpayments Arrange re-payment of short payments or request credit memos Record daily deposits to the proper accounts Create invoices and post billing transactions Create, modify and working aging reports according to priority Qualifications: 1+ years of applicable experience Intermediate Excel skills a plus Must be comfortable in a high call volume environment Ability to multitask and prioritize Must be detail-oriented and possess a strong work ethic If you or anyone you know is interested and qualified, please apply immediately.

20392 | Medical Billings/Collections

St. CharlesIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in a search for a Medical Billing/Collections Specialist, for our Healthcare client located near the St. Charles area. The Medical Billing/Collections Specialist need is on a contract basis for 3 to 8 months, and the ideal candidate will be able to interview immediately and start shortly thereafter. Responsibilities include: Collects patient demographics Responds to telephone inquiries Monitors admissions Inputs patient info through the revenue cycle Requirements: Healthcare experience Familiarity with insurance plans Explain EOB's to current patients Answer any insurance claim related questions System: EPIC is preferred Excellent communication skills are a must as you'll be working with patients and on the phone. Please contact me if you or anyone you know is interested in this amazing role!

20394 | Billing Specialist

Downers GroveIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in a search for a Billing Specialist. Our client is in the distribution industry and are located near Downers Grove, IL. The company is growing tremendously because of the emphasis and value they put on each customer and their initiative to provide consistent and quality service to their clients. This Billing Specialist is a permanent need that will begin on a temporary basis to ensure it is a great culture fit for the company and the employee. This position reports to the CFO and will work on a small team of accounting professionals. The ideal Billing Specialist will be able to interview as soon as possible and start immediately after. Billing Specialist Responsibilities: • Create invoices for all business units • Print, mail, and file customer invoices • Resolve issues pertaining to bills and/or charges • Work in collaboration with the operations and sales team to ensure accurate invoicing to the customer • Perform customer credit checks • Perform administrative duties as needed • Build strong relationships with new and existing customers Billing Specialist Requirements and Qualifications: • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in billing • Associate’s Degree in accounting or a related field preferred • Ability to multi-task effectively • Strong communication, organization, and analytical skills • Proficient in Microsoft Office products If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested in this role please apply immediately!

22450 | Cash Application Specialist

YorkvilleIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged on a search for a Cash Application Specialist to join a growing company in the manufacturing industry on a temporary to hire basis. Located near Yorkville, IL, this organization is continuing to grow their market and become a leader of the industry. The ideal Cash Application Specialist will be comfortable working in a high volume, fast paced environment and be able to apply large amounts of payments and research accounts on a daily basis. The role will work on the Accounts Receivable team and report directly into the Accounting Manager. This is an immediate need for the organization, so the Cash Application Specialist will be able to start as soon as possible. Cash Application Specialist Responsibilities: • Retrieve commission statements from carriers and banking websites • Match commission statements to receipts • Process direct bill commission download statements • Post non-download statements manually in system • Research and resolve direst bill suspense items • Communicate with client service team to resolve exceptions • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor Cash Application Specialist Qualifications: • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in accounting field • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills • Basic Excel Skills required. Intermediate preferred with ability to perform V-lookups, pivot tables • Strong analytical and problem solving skills • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines • Self-motivated and proactive • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and achieve results in a fast-paced and changing environment If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested please apply ASAP!

25679 | Junior Accountant

NapervilleIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged on a search for a Junior Accountant for our client located near Naperville, IL. This client is in the distribution and manufacturing industry. Due to growth and promotion within the accounting group, the ideal Junior Accountant would be able to join the company as soon as possible. This position reports to the Controller and will be responsible for bank reconciliations, account reconciliations, and accounts receivable journal entries. The ideal candidate will be able to interview for the Junior Accountant position as soon as possible. Junior Accountant Responsibilities: · Handle Accounts Receivable reporting · Track status of project estimates · Provide cost to date analysis · Prepare monthly client reports, including retainer reconciliations, budget to actuals, AR reporting, and client-specific reports · Prepare monthly department and agency financial reporting (e.g. revenue accruals, utilization) · Conversant with the financial requirements of client contracts, and ensures compliance on a day to day basis · Perform bank and account reconciliations Junior Accountant Qualifications: · Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance · Intermediate Excel skills (v-lookups and pivot tables) · Experience with financial reporting systems · Strong communication and organization skills   If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested please apply ASAP!

25684 | Senior Accountant

PlainfieldIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in a search for a Senior Accountant. Our client, located near Plainfield, IL, is looking for a highly skilled Senior Accountant. Recently the organization had an employee inform them of their retirement, and they are looking to now bring on a Senior Accountant to join their team. This Senior Accountant would be hired on permanently after completing a 3-month temporary duration. Our client is a large manufacturing company and an industry leader in producing steel. This Senior Accountant will be reporting to the Controller and will also be working with a team of 2 other Senior accountants. The ideal Senior Accountant would be able to interview and start shortly after in order to be given proper cross-training.   Senior Accountant Responsibilities · Maintain General Ledger Accounts · Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital · Perform Monthly account analysis of general ledger accounts to ensure proper reflection of the company's financial position in accordance with GAAP · Prepare and analyze financial statements and reports · Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts · Assist in month and year end close processes · Monitor depreciation of fixed assets · Assist in annual budget preparation   Qualifications · Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting · 4+ years of accounting experience · Strong communication, analytical abilities, and organization skills · Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required     If you or anyone you know is qualified and interested in this position please apply now!

25685 | Financial Analyst

AuroraIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing is engaged on the search for a motivated Financial Analyst on a temporary to hire basis for a midsize distributor near Aurora, IL. This Financial Analyst will work significantly within Excel, apply critical thinking and create projections to monitor company performance. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to jump-start their career as a Financial Analyst and our client is eager to start. Financial Analyst Responsibilities: Analyze and communicate financial statements for key products, markets and initiatives Formulate financial projections to predict and track performance, diagnose potential issues Ensure credibility and reputation of high quality measurement, reporting, planning and consulting Participate in the month-end close process by reviewing P&L transactions for accuracy Prepare and assist monthly/quarterly financial updates Provide quarterly forecast updates and analysis Develop effective presentations for small groups explaining key variances Financial Analyst Qualifications: BA or BS, preferably in Finance or Accounting At least 2+ years of financial analysis experience Strong work ethic, including ability to follow-up, focus on details and take initiative Strong oral and written communication skills Intermediate to advanced Excel skills Working knowledge of PowerPoint and Word If you are anyone you know is interested in the Financial Analyst position, please apply!

25826 | Accounts Receivable Specialist

OakBrookIllinois
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Added - 18 hours ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant has been engaged in a search for an Accounts Receivable Specialist, for our client located near Oakbrook, IL. Our client is a well-established construction company, and they are currently an industry leading organization. The position is on a temporary basis, and the ideal Accounts Receivable Specialist will be responsible for performing B2B collections, and posting payments received to appropriate accounts. This Accounts Receivable Specialist would be working alongside another individual in the AR department and must have construction experience. The ideal candidate would be able to interview and start shortly after. Accounts Receivable Specialist Responsibilities: Follow up related to completed inspection and/or service. Receiving paperwork and preparing customer billings. Follow up related to required paperwork from vendor/contractors to ensure customer billings are completed. Collections calls and follow up with customers by email Resolving issues related to payments by clients such as rejection or deduction analysis. Communicating with clients, or others to coordinate revisions or adjustments for billings/re-submission. Fielding questions from clients, account managers and Billing Department, and others. Meeting all requirements relative to client billings including specific customer guidelines, procedures, and deadlines. Inspection report audit and service follow up coordination. Preparing special documents as required by clients or managers. Qualifications: Construction experience is a must have Excel, vlookups & pivot tables are nice to have, not required System: Vista Viewpoint preferred Experience:  ideally 2 years or more Intangibles: Someone who is looking for a challenge and willing to learn and grow with the Company. Open mindset and must be able to work well with others. Small group, but as they grow, could be more opportunities for advancement Excellent communication skills as they’ll be working with Project Managers and other internal colleagues and departments

27089 | Senior Financial Analyst

NorthlakeIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

A PE backed home supply retailer is seeking a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join its corporate finance team.  The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis and will be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis for a specified region/business unit of the organization. Responsibilities: Support the preparation of the annual budget, long term operating plan, and monthly/quarterly forecasts for an assigned region/business unit Analyze financial variances against budget, forecast, and prior actual performance Prepare financial reporting package for senior management encompassing financial statements, analysis reports, and KPI dashboards Assist in monthly, yearly, and quarterly close activities, including the preparation of financial statements Identify and implement process improvements within the responsibilities and functionality of the group Ad hoc analysis, projects, and other duties as assigned Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required 4+ years of related accounting and finance experience with demonstrated progression Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Large company experience preferred Strong knowledge of various ERP and reporting systems required Excellent communication skills

27092 | Vendor Analyst

DeerfieldIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

Brilliant Financial Staffing has been engaged in a search for a Vendor Analyst.  Our client, located in Deerfield, IL is a large manufacturing company, and they are looking for an ambitious Vendor Analyst to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis.  This individual will be working on a remote basis indefinitely.  This Vendor Analyst will be responsible primarily for creating new vendors within SAP. The ideal Vendor Analyst would be available to interview and start shortly after. Accounts Payable Associate Responsibilities: Set up new vendors daily Update existing vendor information daily Communicate with vendors regarding adjustments to their profiles Update 1099’s Verify requests with vendors to prevent fraudulent activity Other responsibilities as assigned Qualifications: 2+ years’ experience performing vendor maintenance SAP experience Required Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment If you or anybody you know are qualified and interested, please apply ASAP!

26866 | Senior Analyst

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

Senior Accountant / Analyst An organization in the securities industry is seeking a strong Senior Accountant to join its progressive finance team. The Senior Accountant will report to the Corporate Controller and will be responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data and regulatory reporting in a variety of areas. Responsibilities: Perform month-end closing activities, including preparation of various journal entries, variance analysis, audit schedules and distribution of cost center reports and financial statements. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations on a monthly basis. Reconcile complex balance sheet accounts and investigate/resolve variances. Prepare and review a variety of financial statements such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets, income statements and other related reports. Prepare and distribute customized financial reports by established monthly deadlines while ensuring for the quality, timeliness and integrity of data. Provides guidance on accounting matters for new products going to the market Support Dodd-Frank reporting and compliance Support traders with analysis and adhoc requests Participate in documentation and testing of key internal controls. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance required. 3+ years of related accounting or finance experience with demonstrated progression. Experience with Microsoft suite of products with intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with SAP or Endure Ability to work independently

26708 | Chief Financial Officer

LincolnwoodIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

A privately held, owner operated services company is seeking a CFO to lead its accounting and finance function. The CFO will lead and manage the Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, and Procurement functions. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES •    All accounting functions including billing, accounts receivable, collections, accounts payable, and payroll. •    All procurement, information technology, and facilities management functions. •    Managing the monthly accounting close process. •    Managing the preparation of monthly financial statements for management including all management reporting and analysis. •    Leading the annual budgeting and planning process including all reporting and analysis. •    Reviewing the accrual calculation for related insurance liabilities. •    Leading the accrual to cash tax management process at year-end with the assistance of outside accounting firm. •    Monitoring cash position and managing banking relationship on a transactional level. •    Developing cash management/funding strategies related to acquisitions as needed. •    Managing, training and developing all accounting and related administrative staff. •    Reviewing processes for and implementing improvements to internal controls for key areas of accounting, finance, procurement, and facilities management. •    Establishing and maintaining internal controls. •    Managing and reducing expenses. •    Establishing, monitoring and ensuring compliance for financial and administrative reporting policies and procedures. •    Managing vendor relations – IT, Accounting, and Payroll. •    Participating in Strategic Planning sessions with executive leadership team and driving business process initiatives for current and future years. •    Developing strategy for IT, including oversight/direction of external IT relationships and projects including PC/phone support and CRM database support. •    Special Projects as needed, specifically assisting with all phases of acquisitions by the company. BASIC EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS •    Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Finance required. •    More than 5 years' experience in managing an Accounting/Finance Team. 10+ total years of experience. •    Prior experience as the #1 Accounting/Finance professional (CFO role) required. •    Prior experience working for a privately held owner-operator company (not a business unit) required. •    Strong leadership experience (10+ FTE’s) with demonstrated examples of improving processes and driving change within an organization required. •    Strong Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial reporting skills required. •    Detail oriented and analytical – must be able to present accurate and timely financial information and analysis to the CEO for decision making. •    Prior experience working for a services industry with multiple locations/entities preferred. •    Prior experience working in a low margin operating model (less than 20% gross margin) environment preferred. •    General understanding of job costing principles preferred. •    General understanding of cash basis tax principles. •    General understanding of pass through tax entities (LLC or Sub Chapter S) preferred. •    Prior public accounting experience with a strong preference of Big 4 public accounting preferred. •    CPA preferred. •    MPB preferred. INDIVIDUAL CHARACTER •    Judgment:  Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.  •    Dependability:  Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. •    Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. •    Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention. •    Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.  •    Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. ESSENTIAL SKILLS •    Interpersonal Skills:  Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. •    Oral Communication:  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. •    Written Communication:  Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. •    Teamwork:  Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. •    Problem Solving:  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. •    Project Management:  Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities. •    Adaptability:  Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. BASIC SUBJECT KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS •    Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity. •    Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others. •    Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes one’s self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills. •    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans. •    Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results. •    Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions. •    Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. •    Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.  •    Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources. BASIC TASK KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS •    Reasoning and analytical skills related to the ability to solve practical problems via a logical, analytic approach, the ability to simplify complicated problems using assumptions and the ability to validate work using verification techniques. •    Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to work under dynamic schedule constraints and consistently meet deliverable timelines. •    Strong systems acumen, including advanced experience with ERP systems, financial reporting software, and Microsoft Office applications.

26707 | Audit Partner

ChicagoIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Audit

Audit Partner Position Summary The Audit Partner has responsibility for the overall operation of the Firm’s Audit department from an employee management, project service and delivery perspective.   Professional Responsibilities The Partner will: Accept the challenges and responsibilities of top-level leadership Completely buy-into and support the firm’s vision, mission, purpose and strategy Ability to generate new business and develop and retain high quality clients Maintain high ethical standards and embody the firm’s core values, along with having full commitment to the One Firm concept Promote and maintain full commitment to the development of future The Partner must be a leader in every sense of the word and possess the following essential leadership behaviors: Know your people and business – Leaders need to live their business Set clear goals and priorities Follow through – take action Reward the doers – make it clear that rewards and respect are based on performance Expand people’s capabilities through coaching – one of the leaders most important jobs is to pass knowledge and experience to the next generation of leaders Know yourself – leading requires strength of character Hires, supervises, trains, coaches and develops all levels of department staff from interns through senior managers Participates in firm-wide leadership activities including monthly and annual staff meetings, performance meetings, recruitment activities and other duties necessary to advance departmental and firm initiatives Reports to clients’ management about audit results, including business strategies, practices and policies, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities   Personal Responsibilities Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis, along with directly educating the department or coaching others on how to train the department Follow and promote Core Values, including excellent client service, communication and interpersonal skills Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise Participate in recruiting efforts as needed Qualifications Master’s Degree in accounting or related field Current CPA license Minimum 10 years of related experience in public accounting with specialization in privately-held manufacturing and distribution clients Experience with U.S. GAAP, GAAS and SOX, along with project and client management Ability and willingness to travel to clients within the Firm’s market area

20893 | Senior Staff Accountant - Assurance

Oakbrook TerraceIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Audit

A dynamic CPA firm is seeking a strong Senior Audit Associate to join its team.  The Senior Audit Associate will work closely with managers and partners on diverse client assignments and will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day efforts of the audit, including planning, fieldwork and wrap-up in accordance with professional guidelines. Responsibilities: Help prepare audit workpapers and trial balances for client audit engagements. Correctly perform most routine audit engagement procedures in a timely and professional manner Demonstrate ability to recognize problems and propose sensible solutions, with appropriate balance between clients’ needs and the firm’s risk Balance assigned workload between self and staff Meet assigned deadlines or budgets and provide advance warning of problems Show ability to supervise and train other professionals Be willing and available to travel to serve clients Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance Minimum 2+ years' audit experience required. Prior public accounting experience required. CPA preferred Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills. Excellent writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills; solid team player

21133 | Senior Accountant (CPA Firm)

Park RidgeIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

A dynamic CPA firm is seeking a strong Senior Accountant to join its team.  The Senior Accountant will work closely with managers and partners on diverse assignments primarily focused on tax and accounting for small to middle market clients. Responsibilities: Effectively manage a portfolio of clients and engagements – both financial and tax Plan, organize and control multiple responsibilities and resources to achieve client and business objectives Prepare accurate financial statements and footnote disclosures for not for profit and for profit organizations Prepare accurate income tax returns for individuals, businesses, not for profit organizations and trusts Develop and strengthen long-term relationships with clients Help develop solutions for clients along with the Partner in charge Participate in professional, business and community organizations Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required. Minimum 2+ years' public accounting experience required. CPA required. Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines. Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills. Excellent writing and communication skills and interpersonal skills; solid team player.

25591 | Senior Assurance Associate

ItascaIllinois
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Audit

The Assurance Senior Accountant will work on a variety of diversified assurance and review engagements, while serving as the lead and helping develop Assurance staff and interns. Professional Responsibilities Assumes overall responsibility in all phases of multiple audit and review engagements, including planning, internal control analysis and preparing detailed reports on findings Involved with engagement budgeting, delegating and monitoring workloads, along with client satisfaction Serves as departmental role model by adopting CDH core values and the Firm’s Five Star philosophy specifically in the areas of providing outstanding service to existing and potential clients; communicating effectively with team members and fostering a spirit of teamwork and continuous improvement Serves as the lead on engagement activities: Prepares financial statements, and other reports using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards in the United States of America Supervises and reviews workpapers and provides performance feedback to staff members Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies Applies GAAP and GAAS to complex testing areas Uses analytics to complete financial statement reviews Performs inventory observations to ensure accuracy and existence Understands processes and recording of client transactions and can interview employees to obtain further information Uses logic and reasoning to examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity Uses relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards Understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making Researches applicable U.S. GAAS and GAAP standards and rules Involved in reporting to management about audit results, including business strategies, practices and policies, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities Serves as the primary client contact to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient. Proficient with Excel, Word, and ability to learn and train/supervise others on data extraction and other software used for audit efficiency. Personal Responsibilities Pass the CPA exam Continue to develop interpersonal skills, along with helping staff and interns Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise Take proactive career steps through mentoring program Participate in recruiting efforts as needed Ability to work with no supervision and to lead a team through the engagement Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field Current CPA license preferred 3+ years of related experience in public accounting Experience with GAAP, GAAS and SOX Ability and willingness to travel to clients within the Firm’s market area

20134 | Associate Accountant

LincolnshireIllinois
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Added - 2 days ago

Accounting/Finance

A large manufacturing organization is seeking a qualified Associate Accountant to join its Accounting team.  The Associate Accountant is responsible for efficiently completing a variety of functions related to processing and disbursement of Inter-Company payments and reconciliations.  They will perform important internal control functions by ensuring that payments are being made timely and accurately. Month-end duties include completion of journal entries, reconciliations and reporting.  Responsibilities:  Process all inter-company transactions and provide weekly report to vendors  Receive and log any claims from the plants  Provide copy of claims to inter-company vendors and post credit to plants thru journal entry  On all inter-company invoices work directly with inventory department, accounts receivable, pricing, purchasing and all plants to resolve any issues   Prepare month end inter-company reconciliation for amounts to be transferred to each respective inter-company account and balance inter-company accounts  Prepare journal entries at month-end as needed.  Run several detailed reports in SAP  Reconcile disbursement accounts to ensure accounts are in balance  Assist plant employees with processing questions or concerns  Work with internal and external auditors  Assist in testing for any changes to the processes or programs in SAP  Perform special projects as needed  Qualifications:  Associates degree in Accounting or Finance, Bachelor's degree preferred.  2+ years of Accounts payable experience, wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.  Skill in multi-tasking with changing priorities and vendor needs.  Ability to follow specific procedures and guidelines.  Must work with a sense of urgency and produce high volume of work with accuracy.  Trains new employees on account payable processing.  Computer proficiency; Excel, Outlook, Word, SAP  Must be both an independent thinker and a team player.  Strong problem solving skills.