Senior Staff Accountant - Chicago, Illinois United States - 45731



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 45731
Title: Senior Staff Accountant
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Remote Job: Unknown
Employment Type:
Salary: $120,000.00 - $130,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: see job spec
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


I know this client well

i have placed brokers, traders and operations candidates with them

need resumes fast

JOB DESCRIPTION

Staff Accountant

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for providing management and introducing brokers with financial information by researching and analysing accounts, posting journal entries and preparing financial reports.  Additionally, the staff accountant will be responsible for the review of general ledger data and the preparation of reconciliations.

DUTIES:

  • Prepare and distribute monthly commission reports for introducing brokers
  • Prepare and record cost allocations for introducing brokers and their customers
  • Manage broker requests related to commissions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare monthly clearing and exchange fees reconciliation
  • Prepare daily net capital computation, investigate inconsistencies and variances 
  • Produce daily reports as required
  • Perform general ledger account reconciliations
  • Prepare month-end close journal entries
  • Help process Accounts Payable batches, review invoices and prepare payments
  • Seek opportunities to automate the accounting and reporting processes
  • Cross train with and backup other accounting staff
  • Assist with 1099 reporting and other financial issues

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; advanced Microsoft Excel skills preferred
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize duties and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting processes, procedures and GAAP
  • Experience in PeopleSoft accounting software preferred

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

APPLY NOW FOR THIS JOB

Our recruiters are currently seeking to fill this position and hundreds like this in our network. If you are a match you'll be contacted with additional details.

We value your privacy and will never share your information with any employer without your consent.

Send your profile and resume to the recruiter who posted this job. You may include a cover letter to introduce yourself.

Cover Letter Text:

5,000 character limit