Staff Accountant

| Chicago

UrbanBound is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our growing finance team.  This person will report into the Director of Finance and will work closely with UrbanBound’s internal teams.

 

Responsibilities

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.

  • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.

  • Conduct variance analysis for revenues and expenses.

  • Ensure accurate reporting by reconciling balance sheet accounts.

  • Ad hoc reporting and projects.


 

Required Skills

  • 5 years of applicable accounting experience

  • Solid computer skills with proficiency in MS Excel required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask

  • Great attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, ever changing work environment

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our office is located in the loop’s historic Franklin building—with easy access to CTA trains, Metra, endless lunch spots & Amazon Go in the lobby!

An Insider's view of UrbanBound

What's something quirky about your company?

After three months of employment, you earn the coveted UrbanBound jacket. In order to receive this jacket, you must participate in the Jacket Ceremony. I can't say much about what this ceremony entails...it's top secret.

Drew

Lead Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

In order to be successful here, you cannot be afraid to speak up. If you think something is broken, and you know how to fix it—say something! The team is eager to hear your ideas, and innovation is rewarded!

Abby

Sr. Marketing Manager

What are some social events your company does?

Game night is a regular occurrence at UrbanBound as is wine night, book club, scavenger hunts, and in-office happy hours (at the UrbanBar). From trolley rides to boat tours to whirlyball outings…when we meet our goals, everyone celebrates!

Michelle

Marketing Coordinator

What are UrbanBound Perks + Benefits

UrbanBound Benefits Overview

At UrbanBound we provide:

A collaborative work environment where you will make decisions daily that positively impact the business.
A competitive salary and benefits that include pre-tax commuter benefit, 401K, discounted membership to building’s gym, and competitive health, dental and vision coverage.

A true work-life balance where family and health come first. Need to take a break? No problem. We have an open vacation policy, as we want everybody to feel well rested, energetic, and ready to seize the day.

A contemporary, welcoming office located in the central loop’s newly-renovated Franklin building — one of the most recognized skyscrapers in Chicago. This address has easy access to CTA trains and Metra, and provides all the benefits of working downtown, such as an Amazon Go in the lobby, and several other restaurant options in the building.

Company-wide celebrations, in-office happy hours, game nights and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We always make sure to have a fully stocked beer fridge and full bar!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
UrbanBound's kitchen has unlimited snacks, coffee & tea!
Happy Hours
In-office happy hours at the UrbanBar are a regular occurrence!
Pet Friendly
UrbanBound's hosts special "Bring Your Dog to Work" days.
Recreational Clubs
UrbanBound sponsors sports leagues year-round (like beach volleyball and bowling)!
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
We’re committed to building an inclusive workplace with a cross-departmental team (that includes both of our founders) that defines and refines processes to support diversity and inclusion.
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We recognize our outstanding employees with Quarterly Innovation Awards and Semi-Annual Core Values Awards.

We cultivate new ideas with company-wide Hack-a-Thons.

We're proud to be...UB!

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