Senior Analyst - Corporate Accounting

| Chicago

What We'll Bring

At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius.

Come be a part of our team – you’ll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology.

What You'll Bring

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance

3 – 5 years of public accounting experience, CPA highly preferred

Excellent analytical skills

Demonstrated ability to understand and apply accounting concepts

Demonstrated ability to apply innovative approaches and problem-solving skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills, organized and detail oriented

Comfortable working in a team environment and autonomously

Effective prioritization skills with ability to manage multiple deliverables simultaneously

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

What We’d Love to See:

An advanced degree in Accounting or Finance

CPA would be beneficial but not required

Advanced knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

Experience with earnings per share, purchase accounting, and/or share-based compensation

Experience with Hyperion, Essbase, Tableau, PeopleSoft, or other Enterprise Resource Planning or Business Intelligence software

Impact You'll Make

The Corporate Accounting group is responsible for maintaining appropriate internal controls across the organization, coordinating the monthly consolidation and close process, SEC and other external financial reporting compliance, technical accounting research, accounting for share-based compensation, and mergers & acquisitions, as well as various other special projects. We routinely work in partnership with segment and executive leadership, investor relations, as well other strategic groups within TransUnion, to accomplish our strategic initiatives while ensuring accurate reporting and effective internal controls.

Assist in preparing quarterly/annual SEC financial statement disclosures, streamlining financial reporting processes, implementing new tools and software, and researching/summarizing GAAP and SEC requirements.

Prepare, analyze, streamline, and maintain detailed financial models, reports, schedules, and documentation for share-based compensation, diluted earnings per share, mergers & acquisitions, goodwill impairment, and other technical accounting topics

Partner with and support other accounting and finance personnel to analyze trends and variances, and ensure timely and accurate month-end closes

Act as a key point of contact to outside auditors for interim reviews and year-end audits, including preparing, collecting and compiling information in support of auditor requests 

Assist in the documentation of processes and controls, including narratives and flowcharts, necessary for SOX compliance

Assist in research and implementation of technical accounting issues

Assist with testing and implementation of financial system enhancements

Assist in the preparation and review of external financial reporting obligations, including SEC filings, earnings releases and other investor relations and board of director presentations

Assist with the month end close process by preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis

Other various special projects as assigned 

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Location

555 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60661

What are TransUnion Perks + Benefits

TransUnion Benefits Overview

At TransUnion, our associates are our greatest asset. However, we understand that work is only one part of our associates’ lives. We recognize the importance of providing a healthy balance between work and home because that’s really where being a force for good starts.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

Additional Perks + Benefits

Start your day at TU by grabbing an Intelligentsia coffee or a tasty, hot breakfast from our onsite café. Head up to your workspace where you'll get down to business amidst the inspiring backdrop of beautiful downtown Chicago. Brainstorm onsite with team members in a variety of colorful huddle rooms or collaborate cross-functionally with our offices around the world via video conference, Skype or our intranet. Check things off your to-do list as you continually make progress on key business initiatives. Need a quick break? Challenge your colleagues to a game of ping-pong, pool, foosball, pop-a-shot or Mario Kart in one of our three onsite game rooms. Ready to hit the gym? We have one right downstairs complete with a personal trainer and a selection of free instructor-led fitness classes. Keep your energy up. Take a conference call at one of our walking or bicycle desks. Then attend the quarterly town hall to hear from the TU leadership team on progress in the current quarter and plans for the next. After a day of innovation, wind down in one of our massage chairs or join your colleagues at North Avenue for a game of league volleyball, sponsored by TU!

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