• Senior Accountant

    Job ID
    2018-11617
    Location
    US-IL-Chicago
    Category
    Finance
    Company
    TBWA\WorldHealth
  • Overview

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    Position – Senior Accountant

     

    Location – Chicago

     

    Reports to – VP, Sr. Director Financial Services

     

    Purpose

     

    As a key member of the finance team, the Senior Accountant will be hands on and will be responsible for ensuring that various financial transactions are processed accurately and timely, and will be an integral part of monthly accounting closing and financial reporting in an exciting and fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will be meticulous, results-oriented, courageous, and courteous in interactions with colleagues and outside parties.

     

    Position Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
    • 3-5 years of experience working in accounting
    • Knowledge of A/P, A/R, and G/L
    • Advertising or other professional services firm experience a plus

    Competencies/Skills

    • Solid Microsoft Excel skills are required
    • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Dynamics AX, HFM skills are desirable
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Ability to work under deadlines on multiple projects, multitask, and process information expeditiously
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function in high-pressure situations
    • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity
    • Quality decision making and problem solving
    • Organizational agility and proactivity
    • Conflict resolution, and strong team skills a must

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee workflow of Accounts Payable and Cash Receipts
    • Preparation of journal entries
    • Assist with working capital compliance and reporting
    • Assist with preparation of financial forecasts and budgets
    • Assist with preparation of financial statements and reports to parent company
    • Reconciliation of General Ledger Accounts
    • Assist with maintaining internal control environment
    • Maintain accounting files and storage
    • Prepare miscellaneous tax filings
    • Assist with payroll processing
    • Ad hoc reports and requests

     

     

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