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Robert Half Senior Accountant in Chicago, Illinois


To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

The warmer Chicago months are pretty much here! Treat yourself this Spring season to a new job opportunity at a Fortune 500 company that was voted one of the best places to work in 2024.

We are looking for a proactive, self-starter who can work independently to achieve both individual and team goals. This position will work closely with other team members from Finance, Middle Office and Procurement. As our company continues to expand by opening new offices and entering new markets, this position will continue to gain exposure and experience within international accounting and the trading industry.

Job Description:

  • Take ownership of the month-end close process for numerous entities

  • Maintain complete and accurate accounting records including General Ledger, Income Statement, and Balance Sheet reporting

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and profit and loss accounts, following up on discrepancies

  • Work together with Middle Office to facilitate the reporting of internal trading information

  • Assist with regulatory and financial audits

  • Work together with other members of the Finance team to find opportunities to support and add value to the business


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or similar

  • 3-5 years of professional accounting experience

  • Public accounting or trading industry experience is a plus

  • CPA preferred but not required

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills

  • Proficient in MS Office software, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Detail-oriented with a strong commitment to preparing accurate work

    To apply to this hybrid role, please send your resume to John Sadofsky at john.sadofsky@roberthalf.c0m

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