Senior Analyst – Corporate Accounting

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The Senior Analyst – Corporate Accounting will report to the Corporate Accounting Manager and will be a key member the team. Key responsibilities include posting journal entries and preparing monthly balance sheet account analyses. This position may also assist the accounting team in other month-end activities and special projects as needed. This is a role where the individual will be expected to work independently at times as well as ensure open communication with the team for accurate and timely month-end reporting.

 

Primary Responsibilities

The below represents the primary duties of the position, others may be assigned as needed. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Prepare journal entries and balance sheet analysis with reconciliation to the general ledger on monthly and quarterly basis

• Conduct independent review of journal entries and account analyses

• Perform accounting research for higher level topics

• Responsible for accounting areas such as ASC 606 costs to obtain and costs to fulfill and other key corporate accounting analyses

• Special projects as necessary involving accounting, analysis, reporting or operating aspects of the company

• Ensure processes are executed in a timely and accurate manner including the monthly close account analysis

• Identify and communicate related process improvement opportunities

• Ensure compliance with internal controls

• Other accounting duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required, CPA or progress towards CPA preferred

• 3-5 years of experience in accounting-related work (large corporation or public accounting experience a plus)

• Previous work experience in general accounting duties, account reconciliations, and general ledger

• Intermediate to advanced level experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

• Ability to take full ownership of assignments and be self-motivated

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work under pressure of time constraints

• Must be detail oriented, well organized, and have the ability to prioritize work and be able to work accurately with numbers

 

In response to COVID-19 & Paylocity’s commitment to keeping our employees safe, our FP&A team is currently working remotely. You will onboard and receive training remotely. In the future, this role will be required to work onsite, as outlined by the department, once local government orders indicate that it is possible in addition to when Paylocity determines it is safe to do so.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
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