Staff Accountant

| Chicago

project44 is revolutionizing the freight and logistics industry by applying cutting edge technologies to automate the entire lifecycle of freight shipments including quoting, scheduling, and real-time visibility. project44’s network of APIs is capable of optimizing the shipment lifecycle, empowering companies to deliver the best customer experience possible, and provide up to date data while cutting costs along the way.

We are looking for a self-starter to improve our accounting function! You will be working with our Accounting and Finance team on monthly financials, A/P and A/R. You will report directly to our Accounting Manager.

Key Accountabilities 

  • Significant involvement in ensuring accurate and timely preparation of monthly financial statements
    • Prepare general ledger journal entries, including accruals and prepaids
    • Account reconciliations – including bank recs
    • Variance analysis
  • Manage Accounts Payable including entering invoices, posting to accounts, reconciling accounts, recording corporate credit card payments, handling the expense reimbursement process
  • Manage Accounts Receivable, including sending out billings to customers and managing A/R aging and collections

Requirements & Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of practical accounting experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Experience working with fast-growth technology company, strongly preferred
  • Experience working with a SaaS product, preferred
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Intacct, or Netsuite
  • Ability to be strategic and roll up your sleeves to accomplish what needs to be done
  • Highly organized with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and good written communication skills
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as necessary
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
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Location

105 W. Adams, Chicago, IL 60603
105 W. Adams, Chicago, IL 60603

What are project44 Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
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