Staff Accountant

| Chicago

Vail Systems is looking to hire a detail-oriented, highly motivated individual that is excited about getting involved in an entrepreneurial company with an expanding Fortune 500 client base. As a Staff Accountant at Vail Systems your primary responsibilities will be to manage the accounts payable and accounts receivable for Vail and its subsidiaries.

 

Vail Systems, Inc. Company Profile

The human voice is capable of conveying nuances and meaning that just can't be expressed through clicks and text messages. And for that reason, voice interactions have always had a special power to shape our perceptions and experiences. At Vail, we believe in the unique power of voice interactions to create more expressive, more intimate, and more efficient interpersonal interactions. Our experts work with Fortune 500 companies to help them serve their customers more efficiently and effectively through the use of various voice technologies. From basic network services, to state-of-the-art IP telephony, to cutting edge real-time analytics, Vail technology makes millions of voice interactions better every day.

 

Job Summary/Scope

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for a range of general accounting tasks. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting along with relevant work experience.

 

Responsibilities

As a Staff Accountant at Vail Systems you will be expected to:

  • Prepare monthly invoicing of customers
  • Manage cash disbursements and payables
  • Manage cash receipts and receivables
  • Post inter-company transactions
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Assist with year-end activities including 1099 reporting
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reports as needed
  • Perform certain contract administration activities

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Strong PC skills including proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations quickly and accurately
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles

 

The Ideal Candidate has:

  • A strong work ethic
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A high degree of professionalism
  • The ability to deal with sensitive and confidential material
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timelines
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Time management and prioritizing skills

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Eligibility for annual bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Gym membership

 

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Location

We are located on the Chicago River next to Ogilvie and Union Station for easy commuting and there are hundreds of restaurants to choose from.
2 N Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
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Dental
Flex Work Hours
Generous PTO
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
Stocked Kitchen
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