Advanced Group

Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Req No.
2021-14933
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Advanced Group leverages over 30 years of expertise in talent acquisition, staffing, and outsourcing solutions to operate the award-winning Advanced Group family of brands, including Advanced Clinical, Advanced Resources, Advanced RPO, and WunderLand Group. Together, with mastery across professional disciplines and global markets, we’re dedicated to make a difference, every day, for our clients, our candidates, each other, and our communities. Advanced Group’s Shared Services team provides corporate services such as Marketing, Human Resources, Finance & Accounting, IT, and Operations to each of our brands. Our employees are the foundation of our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take top priority. We seek dynamic, hard-working team members who are inspired to work amongst diverse backgrounds and perspectives. From our altruistic mission to outstanding career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Advanced Group.

 

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for general ledger accountability, financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis. This position is a key liaison connecting our multiple business units. 

 

We are committed to a long-term flexible, hybrid work model. Our company offices are where we gather for collaboration and culture-building, and available for "heads down" work when it is the employee's choice.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and post accurate and timely journal entries, maintaining supporting documentation
  • Prepare and maintain accurate and timely account reconciliations and key schedules
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly financial statements and reports
  • Prepare accurate year-end audit schedules and deliverables
  • Identify and implement process improvements and automation
  • Support the finance team with special projects, ad-hoc research, and analysis
  • Play a critical role in the implementation and management of new accounting software
  • Handle critical day-to-day accounting functions, including AP, and general accounting
  • Able to interact professionally with customers and vendors
  • Help with the monthly consolidated close process, bringing new ideas and designing ways to make the process efficient
  • Deliver and automate monthly, quarterly and annual financials, and all entries and reconciliations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting
  • 7+ years of Corporate and GL accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, accounting concepts, and financial statements
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience and proficiency with ERP systems (NetSuite preferred)
  • Impeccable organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Self-starter, dynamic, proactive
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Able to seek out, identify, and make process improvements
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Able to work in a global environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

At Advanced Group, our commitment to diversity and inclusion in every part of our organization is crucial to fulfilling our mission and demonstrating our REAL values.  A diverse staff allows us to effectively draw on different perspectives and enhance our efficiency and effectiveness. Diversity thereby strengthens the legitimacy and relevance of Advanced Group in delivering services to our clients. We seek talented, creative individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures to work with us. It is our priority that our workplace be inclusive, welcoming of diverse ideas and appreciative of valuable experience.

 

We are committed to a long-term flexible, hybrid work model. Our company offices are where we gather for collaboration and culture-building, and available for "heads down" work when it is the employee's choice.

 

It is Advanced Group’s practice not to discriminate against any employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or sexual preference, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

This practice applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, layoff, Company-sponsored education, social and recreational programs, and treatment on the job.  If you have a disability or handicap and would like us to accommodate you in any reasonable way, please inform your recruiter so that we can discuss the appropriate alternatives available.

 

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