Sr Accountant Consultant in Chicago, IL at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

JobID: 22136

The primary role of the Corporate Accounting group is to prepare and analyze the consolidated financial statements for domestic and foreign entities. Corporate Accounting also assists the Financial Reporting team in the preparation of the quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Corporate Accounting group is also responsible for ensuring local statutory requirements are adhered to in our international locations.

Principal Accountabilities:
• Run Workday processes (i.e. revaluation, equity pickup, financial reports) and accurately prepare well-documented journal entries and account reconciliations as assigned for month-end / quarter-end within the established close deadline. Adequately review journal entries or reconciliations pertaining to the current month-end before the start of the next month-end. Ensure that journal entries and account reconciliations are properly supported.
• Troubleshoot Workday issues, make recommendations for resolution and/or optimization, test upgrades or new releases.
• Review and prepare financial statement, footnote and MD&A support fo the quarterly and annual SEC filings
• Ensure completion of special projects as they are assigned by Management. Projects may include assisting with the integration of acquired companies, both foreign and domestic, as applicable, process improvements, evaluation and/or assistance with the implementation of new software tools, or other ad-hoc requests.
• Participate and be actively engaged in quarterly MT certifications. Ensure that adequate preparation is done outside of critical time periods.

Skills & Software Requirements:
Minimum of 3 years of experience in Accounting with preference for large, public company experience. Financial Services experience and CPA is a plus. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Workday, Blackline and Webfilings experience is a plus.