senior accountant in chicago

bill reavis, tatum executive services
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US$ 90,000 - US$ 120,000 per year
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chicago, illinois
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
9 to 5
US$ 90,000 - US$ 120,000 per year
3 Years
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bill reavis, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

What's the Sizzle?!!!

Our client is a 52 year-old, middle-market, Private-Equity firm, located in downtown Chicago investing in business services companies with $5-$25M in EBITDA. This firm currently invests from a ~$560 million fund and expects to finish fund raising a 7 th fund later this year.

This firm has an immediate opening for a detail-oriented, conscientious, senior accountant to join our growing accounting team. The ideal candidate will be involved in numerous facets of the accounting, financial reporting, cash management, investor reporting, and performance/analysis deliverables for the funds and management company.

  • Hybrid Working Environment
  • Competitive Benefits Package
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $90,000 - 120,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
  • Work with VP of Accounting and Tax to handle day-to-day treasury management matters, including AP processing, entering journal entries, and reconciling cash
  • Perform monthly bank and balance sheet account reconciliations and fund expense reporting
  • Prepare profit and loss and expense analyses for Funds and Management Company monthly/quarterly
  • Prepare quarterly financial reporting, including fund financials, management fee calculations, capital call requests, and fund performance deliverable
  • Take ownership of our processes for calculating and preparing capital calls, distributions, and expense reporting
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Assist with the year-end audit process and research questions from auditors (e.g., investor confirms, credit facility, limited partnership agreement, etc.)
  • Assist with internal and compliance reporting as needed
  • Assist on special projects and analysis in support of firm management
  • Share ideas to improve responsibilities, team, and firm

The ideal candidate will have private equity or fund administration experience including valuations, financial reporting, journal entry processing, and bank reconciliations. The candidate should be a self-starter, very detail-oriented, and be able to be flexible and contribute in a small partnership environment (e.g., share ideas, take ownership of responsibilities, as well as an active problem-solver with a customer service mindset).

  • At least 4 years of accounting experience with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting,
  • Extremely detail-oriented and highly organized,
  • Strong analytical, time management, and communication skills,
  • Strong accounting knowledge,
  • Advanced excel skills,
  • CPA preferred,
  • Familiarity with the following is a plus:
    • QuickBooks, MS Dynamics, PEView, Deal Dynamo, Concur, MCT (Compliance 11)

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skills: Bank Debt, Capital, Audit-Internal, Board/Investor Reporting, $0-50 million

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Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

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