Staff Accountant at OCC

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The Staff Accountant handles various accounting tasks for OCC, which will include maintaining and recording business transactions, maintaining general ledger accounts, balancing and reconciling ledgers, preparing reports and other general accounting duties, as assigned.

  • Assist in several tasks required for the completion of closing the books on a monthly basis
  • Perform account reconciliations for certain asset and liability accounts
  • Perform daily review of banking activity and processing of financial transactions in the general ledger, including classifying, computing, posting and recording general ledger data
  • Assist in the processing of certain accounts payable transactions on a monthly basis
  • Assist in preparation of year-end financial statements and ensure financials are complete, accurate and in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Periodic review and maintenance of accounting department policies and procedures
  • Serve as a backup to other roles in the Accounting department; specifically, the exchange billing process
  • Provide information and assistance for various tax filings, specifically sales and use tax
  • Perform other duties/ad hoc projects as assigned

Qualifications/Technical Skills/Education:

  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • High energy; hunger to learn and be exposed to all areas of accounting department
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment
  • Must be able to communicate efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to utilize writing skills to communicate with outside customers in a highly professional manner
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures of an accounting department
  • Ability to adhere to monthly, quarterly, and annual department driven deadlines
  • Must be able to prioritize and coordinate competing priorities in fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to build strong internal/external customer relationships
  • Knowledge of Accounting software, experience in Oracle a plus
  • Experience with MS Office with a strong emphasis on Excel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Recent graduate to 2 years of experience in accounting role
  • CPA preferred but not required

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Adjacent to the Willis Tower, close to CTA, Metra and expressways with plenty of food and entertainment options nearby.

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What are some social events your company does?

Monthly happy hours, summer and winter outings and cultural celebrations to honor our diverse workforce.


Principal, Diversity and Inclusion

What are OCC Perks + Benefits

OCC Benefits Overview

Educational Assistance and Student Debt Forgiveness, 12-week paid parental leave, technology stipend up to $2,000, mobile data reimbursement of $35 per month. Open offices, online health coaching.

Volunteer in local community
Each year, OCC employees select a locally-based charitable organization for each of our three offices (Chicago, Dallas and Washington, D.C.). We offer multiple opportunities to get involved.
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
OCC provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Fidelity. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
OCC provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
OCC employees receive between 22 and 32 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 10 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
OCC Offers pre-tax commuter benefits for employees in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Relocation Assistance
OCC offers relocation assistance which varies based on the position level and location.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
OCC offers employees professional development opportunities including onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related certification courses, conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $1000.
Lunch and learns
OCC hosts leadership lunches on a regular basis so you can learn about your colleagues and their unique backgrounds.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Employees are strongly encouraged to stay current in relevant technologies and supports certification programs.
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