Senior Associate, Accounting & Finance - Downtown Chicago

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD115,000 per year Hybrid working
  • High growth opportunity with a multi-million dollar industry leader
  • Opportunity to put your stamp on this role and make decisions with direct impact

About Our Client

I am currently working with the Founder of a multi-million dollar business consulting firm that is looking to add their second individual to their Accounting team due to very high growth. Being around for 7 years they plan on continuing the growth they have experienced and develop an intuitive accounting team. Working directly with the C-Suite executives of the company this individual will be a key factor in many vital decisions.

Job Description

Senior Associate Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Present financial data to management for decision-making.
  • Oversee general ledger maintenance and reconciliations.
  • Monitor and analyze account variances, providing explanations and insights.
  • Streamline accounting processes for increased efficiency and accuracy.
  • Lead the development and monitoring of budgets and forecasts.
  • Collaborate with departments to gather data and assess financial performance.
  • Identify trends and make recommendations for cost-saving measures.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of financial data, providing insights for strategic planning.
  • Perform profitability analysis, cost assessments, and ROI evaluations.
  • Present analysis findings to stakeholders to support decision-making.
  • Coordinate and lead internal and external audit processes.
  • Ensure compliance with tax regulations, GAAP, and internal controls.
  • Implement and monitor accounting policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on financial matters and projects.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA Designation
  • 2-3 years of Big 4 Audit experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Good leadership qualities

What's on Offer

  • Very competitive Pay structure
  • Exceptional benefits
  • Privately held, high growth company
  • High ability to grow in your career
  • Direct work with management
  • Great work environment
  • Hybrid work structure

Apply now and your resume will be considered within 24 hours!

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Hybrid working