Senior Accountant

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following Senior Accountant position located in Chicago, IL. This
is a full-time, permanent position with a salary up to $100K plus
discretionary bonus and benefits. If you’re not interested,
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Job Title: Senior Accountant

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: Up to $100K + discretionary bonus and benefits

Hybrid: 4 days in office (might have some flex)

Interview process: 2 interviews.

Job Description:

A national law firm focused on providing sophisticated legal
advice, exceptional client service, and innovative solutions. Our
deep bench of wealth planning attorneys team up with attorneys
from all areas of expertise to service the full range of clients’
personal and business needs.

Position Summary: The Senior Accountant will play a critical role
in ensuring the accuracy, integrity, and compliance of our
financial records and reporting. With meticulous attention to
detail, in-depth knowledge of accounting principles, and the
ability to work independently and collaboratively will contribute
to the firm’s financial success.

Responsibilities:

* Prepare and analyze monthly financial statements on a Cash
Basis
* Utilize accounting software to maintain financial records and
generate reports
* Prepare and file State and Local Business/Occupational/Use Tax
Returns
* Recommend and implement improvements to financial systems and
processes
* Ensure accuracy and completeness of the general ledger
* Assist the annual budget and forecast and provide explanations
regarding variances
* Oversee accounts payable and receivable functions
* Complete monthly bank, balance sheet, and credit card
reconciliations
* Assist in the preparation and coordination of annual financial
audits
* Monitor cash flow and work to optimize cash management
* Maintain organized and accurate financial documentation for
audit and legal purposes
* Other projects assigned by the Director of Finance

Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
* 5+ years of experience in a law firm or professional services
environment
* Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products,
specifically Excel
* Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
* Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team
* Strong time management skills to meet deadlines and prioritize
tasks effectively.

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