Senior Accountant

| Chicago

 What we’re looking for:

As Senior Accountant, you will have an opportunity to rapidly develop your accounting and analysis skills in a fast-paced and technology-driven environment. Our team is small, but nimble so being a quick learner is a must! This person will report to the Accounting Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounting function including account reconciliations, journal entries, AR, AP, & Billing.
  • Analysis and review of company expenditures, confirming proper allocation of expenses to the various departments, and reporting to the various departments as necessary.
  • Review transactions to assure accounting treatment is in accordance with GAAP and company policies & procedures.
  • Analyzing billing transactions to ensure proper allocation of revenue recognition policies.
  • Review general ledger accounts and making all necessary journal entries including posting monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.
  • Assist in building financial statements including balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position, as well as budget variance analysis.
  • Assisting in the design and preparation of budgets for review by management.
  • Preparing year-end schedules for the annual tax returns.
  • Providing necessary support for external auditors.
  • Seeking ways to improve upon accounting processes and procedures.
  • Assisting with and handling special projects as needed

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; CPA preferred.
  • 2-4 years in accounting or auditing; public accounting experience preferred.
  • Team player with a positive attitude towards contributing and learning.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the areas of financial statement preparation, GAAP, SOX, and revenue recognition.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Self starter, quick learner, and ability to multi-task on a regular basis.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and deadline driven.
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong sense of ownership on issues and following through to completion.
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience working in accounting systems (NetSuite, Intacct, Quickbooks, etc.) strongly preferred.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k) (currently no match)
  • Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Flexible Spending Account, Pre-tax Commuter Program, company-paid short-term and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • A multitude of snacks and beverages

About CityBase:

At its best, local government is a unifying force with the power to dramatically improve lives. Govtech-company CityBase is helping smart people build intelligent government, working with cities, counties, utilities, and states to create a place as dynamic as the people who live in it, work in it, and contribute to it. Accessible and responsive, adaptive and efficient, our cloud-based platform is digitizing the city-hall experience and impacting constituents nationwide.

Interested in joining our team of 60-plus innovators at our Chicago headquarters? Check out our current job listings.

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How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

We like to say we integrate the two! If you need to go to the doctor at 2pm, go. If you need to get home early for your children's soccer game, go! We know and trust that you will get your work done!

Allie

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