Staff Accountant InContext Solutions
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
InContext Solutions is looking to hire a Staff Accountant to join our accounting team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing Technology and Market Research company headquartered in downtown Chicago. Reporting directly to the Controller and working closely with senior management, this is a great growth opportunity for the right individual.
What Problems will I solve?
The Staff Accountant will work with the Controller on month-end close processes, including preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts. This person will own accounts payable and accounts receivable - he/she will review and verify vendor invoices, researching discrepancies as necessary, and talk to our customers directly. As such, this individual must work effectively with team members across functional groups and maintain relationships with outside vendors. The Staff Accountant will also support auditors during year end audits. This individual will assist and manage various ad hoc projects as needed and will proactively seek to improve processes by considering and investigating new tools and workflows.
Who Would I Work With? Who Would I Work For?
The Staff Accountant will report directly to the company Controller. Day to day, this person will work cross-functionally with senior management across the organization (Sales, Technology, Creative and Project Operations).
When will I start? What will I make?
Ideal candidates will be local (based in Chicago) and have availability to start a new full time position on or around August 1st,2014. The interview process should take no more than 2-4 weeks from initial phone interview to offer letter. We are happy to discuss compensation in the initial phone interview, not to mention our unique and fun-loving company culture, which we all regard as a huge perk of working here.
InContext is all about people. We are committed to finding, training and growing fun, interesting and ambitious people who demonstrate integrity, intelligence and the ability to make things happen. Candidates must possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of accounting to be a fit for this role. At the same time, however, they must be a strong cultural fit, sharing our commitment to building a world-class company.
Following are specific required qualifications:
BS/BA in Accounting or related field
2-4 years of accounting experience
Strong proficiency with MS Excel and QuickBooks
Seriously, you must be able to rock some spreadsheets
Advanced knowledge of GAAP with strong problem-solving skills to deal with complex transactions
Have an uncanny ability and knack for just figuring stuff out
Be friendly and likeable. We wouldn?t hire someone we wouldn?t like to sit next to on a plane for 12 hours.
Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Salesforce, Capital IQ, Intacct, other GL systems, etc?
Public accounting experience
Things we?ve never even seen in Excel
Like craft beer
What is InContext Solutions?
InContext Solutions is a cutting edge provider of 3D virtual simulations and experiences for the consumer and shopper insights industry. We use the latest in video game technology to recreate life-like shopping environments, and use them as a vehicle for testing and visualizing an almost limitless variety in-store concepts and variables ? from signage to new product packaging, to interactive displays and completely reimagined retail experiences.
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position title and location in the subject line of your email.
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