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Project & Payroll Accountant

| Chicago

Title: Project & Payroll Accountant

Location: Chicago

We are looking for a Project and Payroll Accountant who will support various on-going projects and initiatives within our finance group. This role will also oversee and manage payroll processing & 401(k) administration.

What you’ll do:

  • Prepare various accruals and journal entries to support month-end close deliverables
  • Assist with general ledger and reporting implementation projects
  • Prepare schedules and collaborate with external parties to support financial statement audits
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly re-forecasting
  • Track and manage company credit card expenses, charitable contributions and tuition reimbursements
  • Maintain and develop candidate reimbursement process & policies
  • Monitor and analyze travel and recruiting expenses
  • Identify system improvements and process improvements as it relates to on-going projects & initiatives
  • Demonstrate high level of ownership and precision in processing a semi-monthly payroll
  • Support/resolve employee payroll and 401(k) questions in timely and effective manner
  • Develop and maintain user instructions, procedures and documentation for payroll, 401(k) and special projects
  • Demonstrate high level of professionalism when handling sensitive employee information
  • Cross-train with other finance team members periodically
  • Support Finance team with various ad-hoc projects
  • Partner with HR team to support on-going initiatives, streamline processes, etc.

What you’ll need:

  • 3-5 years experience in related role
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent prioritization and time management skills
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now and/or Fidelity is a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

130 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601

What are Optiver Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fully paid health insurance premiums for employees • Generous 401(k) Plan • 25 days of paid vacation • Free catered breakfast and lunch daily • Weekly in-house chair massages • Complimentary in-house barista

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