Staff Accountant

| Chicago

THE OPPORTUNITY:

VelocityEHS is looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, detail oriented team-player who is well organized and has the skills required to assist in all aspects of accounting and finance in a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to work both independently and in a team environment and have the communication abilities to work across multiple departments.  

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and reviewing sales orders and invoices to ensure revenue recognition is accurate
  • Review vendor invoices and employee expense reports to ensure accuracy
  • Month-end close responsibilities, including cash and various other balance sheet reconciliations
  • Seeking ways to improve upon accounting processes and procedures both nationally and internationally
  • Assisting with and handling special projects as needed.

 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent work experience
  • 1 year or more accounting work experience
  • Team player with a positive attitude towards contributing and learning.
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in a role that requires substantial multi-tasking and prioritization skills in a deadline driven environment
  • Experience with advanced accounting systems (Intacct, Microsoft, NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, etc.)
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Self-starter, quick learner, and ability to multi-task on a regular basis.
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills and deadline driven.
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong sense of ownership on issues and following through to completion.

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Experience with the accounting system, Intacct
  • Currently sitting, or plans to sit, for the CPA exam is a plus

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

VelocityEHS is the largest and fastest growing environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software company in the world. More than 8 million people rely on our innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions to do their jobs safely and protect the environment.

At VelocityEHS, success is an everyday occurrence. Everyone who walks through our doors has an opportunity to make an impact. Our people make the difference at VelocityEHS – that's why we're not just looking for people with the right skills, but for those with the right drive, the right passion and the right character to make our entire team better. We still operate with the same start-up mentality that has made us the leading cloud EHS company, and offer each and every employee the opportunity to grow and reach their full potential.

We’re driven by the work we do to keep others safe, but we also like to have fun while doing it. We believe in producing great results, but also in enjoying the ride. Work-Life balance means two things at VelocityEHS – having time for your life outside of work, and taking steps to bring more life into the workplace. Between all the variety of workplace events, volunteer opportunities and other group activities available, we never forget that dynamic people need and deserve a place to work.

Finally, we understand that taking care of our customers starts with taking care of our employees. Our benefits include excellent medical and dental plans, matching 401(k) saving plan, generous PTO and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

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Location

VelocityEHS is located in the heart of downtown Chicago's River North neighborhood. Enjoy shopping, bars and restaurants all along the Riverwalk!

What are VelocityEHS Perks + Benefits

VelocityEHS Benefits Overview

Here at VelocityEHS, we place a high value on teamwork and understands that a great culture and work environment help to generate innovative ideas. Our employees are self-motivated, hard-working, enthusiastic and enjoy a great work-life balance.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

-Roof top deck overlooking the river for summer lunches!
-Summer hours!
-Game room: Including XBox, PlayStation, Pool Table, Nascar Racing, Pin Ball, Ping Pong, Hoop Shot!
-Short & Long Term Disability.
-Pre-tax FSA!
-Great culture!

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