Senior Staff Accountant

| Chicago

Description

 

The Senior Accountant will assist with Syndigo’s accounting, control, financial reporting and financial planning. This position will maintain the general ledger, ensure data integrity, monitor accounting policy and help implement key financial processes. The ideal candidate will be attracted to an entrepreneurial and rapidly growing business that will challenge them professionally.

This role will report to the accounting manager and be based in Syndigo’s Lisle office.

Key responsibilities

  • Prepare general journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations, ensure reconciliations are prepared and reconciling items are resolved timely
  • Analyze financial information and spot errors using trends and flux analysis
  • Fixed asset and intangible processing and reporting
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Work in tandem with other staff to reconcile and adjust intercompany balances
  • Plan, assign and review staff accountant’s work
  • Assist in external audits
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Suggest ways to improve efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications and Requirements

  • Driven, high energy individual with the ability and desire to work under pressure and deliver timely and accurate results
  • Critical thinker that can use accounting knowledge and professional expertise to design process improvements and communicate with team members
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Ability to meet communicated schedules and deadlines
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Must have at least 4 years’ experience

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

No two days are alike at Syndigo! There is always someone I can turn to for support. We are all willing to collaborate and listen to one another, and this goes all the way to the leadership team; their doors are always open. At the end of a day, be it long or rewarding you can always find friends in the kitchen ready to cheers and share some laughs

Daisy

Account Partner

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed.  The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal.  That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.

Micah

Vice President, Business Development

What makes someone successful on your team?

Syndigo is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting place to work with unlimited potential for growth. Collaboration and willingness to learn are key to success. We are disrupting an industry and our clients look to us as thought leaders in the space - we can’t be experts without thinking strategically and learning from each other every day.

Nick

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Not only do we encourage our team to share their ideas and different viewpoints, we expect it. We have a culture of open and consistent communication across the company. Be it ideas for new functionality in our product suite, ways to improve client experience or employee benefits and culture, internal ideas have often driven major change at Syndigo

Rahul

Chief Technology Officer

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Culture
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
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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