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Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

| Chicago
  • The Role: As a Senior Accountant, you will play an integral role in all aspects of financial reporting, including Morningstar`s global consolidated financial statements, SEC filings, earnings releases, and board reports. This position reports to the manager of financial reporting. This is a full-time position and is based in our Chicago office. 

    Responsibilities 
    • Primary responsibilities include preparing accurate, timely, and meaningful financial information and analyses. 
    • Developing disclosures and supporting documentation for all SEC filings. 
    • Researching new and existing accounting standards that apply to Morningstar`s business. 
    • This position will also participate in efforts to streamline financial reporting processes, including those related to our global consolidation. 
    • Analyzing financial information and translating it into concise reports will be a key component of this role. 
    • Strong organizational and documentation skills are required, especially with regard to Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance. 

    Requirements 
    • Candidates must have a strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP including SEC reporting requirements. 
    • Your ability to manage numerous projects concurrently and to assume additional responsibilities over time will be critical success factors in this role. 
    • Other desirable traits include a willingness to understand the unique aspects of our business and culture, and a passion for getting the details right. 
    • Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management financial consolidation software is a plus. 
    • A CPA is required and three years of public accounting experience is preferred. 

     

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22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

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401(K)
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Generous Parental Leave
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