Staff Accountant

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Are you an accountant and want to love where you work? Come see why Analytics8 was voted a Best Place to Work by both Built in Chicago AND Consulting Magazine!

Analytics8 is a data and analytics consultancy helping companies translate their data into meaningful and actionable information. From data strategy to implementation, we help our clients make sense of their data and use it to solve complex business problems. 

We are currently seeking a full time Staff Accountant to join our growing team. This key member must possess strong numeracy, analytical, problem-solving and time management skills. The best candidate will draw on knowledge of GAAP as well as multi-state and payroll taxes.

  • Prepare journal entries, analyses, and account reconciliations, and assisting with monthly/quarterly/annual close processes
  • Manage Bill.com AP process, reviewing bills for accuracy/coding, and processing invoices for payment
  • Perform Actual vs Budget expense variance analysis 
  • Provide insight on financial matters
  • Assist with documentation of business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Responsible for Corporate credit card processing and reconciling with receipts
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare month-end and year-end closures
  • Consistently meet processing and reporting deadlines
  • Must always follow GAAP guidelines

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2+ years of accounting experience
  • Experience with multi-state payroll and tax compliance
  • Experience with Sage Intacct preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proven ability to work in Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Software and professional services revenue recognition experience preferred
  • Confidentiality and integrity

Analytics8 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Location

Our office is across from Millennium Park. We are near major bus lines and the El, and the underground Pedway provides direct access to our building.

An Insider's view of Analytics8

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Despite working remotely during COVID, we still find ways to connect whether that’s through virtual happy hours, socially-distanced gatherings, or sharing photos of us voting in our new Analytics8 sweatshirts. Our company culture right now focuses on what it means to be a team and finding new ways to be together even when we are apart.

Amanda

Marketing Coordinator

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day consists of a combination of meetings, both centered around client interaction as well as internal check-ins. There is constant collaboration between employees and other teams, which creates an inclusive approach. As a consultant, I’m able to split my time to allow for development of new skills as I continue to grow professionally.

Paula

Consultant

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I joined Analytics8 as a Staff Consultant. Since then I’ve worked with clients in various industry verticals, gained broad exposure and hands-on experience with a number of new technologies and ultimately have seen real, tangible growth in my career. I now lead our Analytics service line, ensuring the delivery of high impact analytics solutions.

Kevin

VP, Analytics

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

An open, collaborative culture is important and one of the things that makes Analytics8 special. Access to leadership is something that we’ve never lost despite our growth. Recently, I spent a month traveling to all our offices and meeting 1:1 with every employee in the company and everyone knows my door is always open for anyone to come and chat.

Dave

President

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We empower our consultants to be more creative through a revenue sharing plan where consultants are incented to develop solutions that can be used in the marketplace. Additionally, Analytics8 budgets heavily for training – technologies are constantly evolving and we place an emphasis on supporting any training that is good for personal growth.

Brian

COO

What are Analytics8 Perks + Benefits

Analytics8 Benefits Overview

We foster an inclusive culture that ensures working at Analytics8 is both rewarding and fun by providing a commitment to quality delivery and career development, competitive salaries, generous benefits and office perks.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We participate in local volunteer activities such as mentoring with Teen Raleigh, and volunteering at Lakeview Pantry and Communities that Care.
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with iMentor and other non profits.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have fun committees such as a party planning committee and quarantine pep club that plan fun events and programs.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Our soft skills training has a specific unconscious bias training component.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Short term and long term
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Multiple BCBS plans to choose from
Life Insurance
Analytics8 pays 100% of the premium.
Wellness Programs
We do company sponsored races and fitness events.
Onsite Gym
Brand new onsite gym with yoga and strength classes offered.
Team workouts
We do sponsored race teams and offer virtual workouts with a certified personal trainer.
Mental Health Benefits
We offer employee assistance programs.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
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401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Work-Life balance is key to our collaborative culture.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees are eligible for up to 12 weeks of family medical leave. No tenure required.
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Policy
Generous PTO
Unlimited PTO plus paid holidays
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We frequently hosts team outings like 5ks, BBQs, philanthropic work, team lunches, happy hours and holiday parties.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Refuel with healthy snacks, coffee, tea, and bottomless flavored LaCroix.
Some Meals Provided
On most Fridays we have team training sessions with lunch brought in.
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Career Development is one of our core values. We use an approach combining mentoring, shadowing, career planning and Friday lunch & learns with classroom and online support tools.
Lunch and learns
We hose lunch and learn meetings (we call them "EducA8s") at least once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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