Staff Accountant

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Accounting

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Summary

Grenzebach Glier and Associates seeks a Staff Accountant to assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with all regulatory and accounting guidelines. You will play an integral role in keeping the accounting processes of the firm up to standard.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support most aspects of accounting management (billing, tax forms, reporting etc.)
  • Assist in the formulation of internal controls and policies to comply with legislation and established best practices
  • Manage journal entries, invoices etc. and reconcile accounts for the monthly or annual closing
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets or forecasts
  • Lead preparation for the annual audit. 
  • Help in development of reports for management or regulatory bodies
  • Review the company’s accounting information to identify and resolve inaccuracies or imbalances
  • Utilize accounting system to facilitate processes and maintain records

Core Competencies:

  • Proven experience as Staff Accountant or other similar position
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations, and of accounting and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, reporting etc.)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and accounting software. Experience with Intacct preferable
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively both autonomously and collaboratively
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability
  • BS/BA in accounting, finance or relevant field is preferred
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience working in a fast paced environment

About GG+A

GG+A believes in the transformational power of philanthropy to improve lives and strengthen society. We also believe in the ability of nonprofit organizations to create and sustain the high-performing fundraising programs they need to achieve their goals.

We help clients harness the power of philanthropy. Our vision is to be the first-choice partner globally for nonprofits seeking substantial and sustainable growth in outreach and engagement, and in the philanthropic support of their missions.

GG+A is a values-driven organization. Our culture embodies a client-focused, high-performance, and entrepreneurial approach. We value rigor, candor, collaboration, a bias towards action, inclusivity, and excellence. Join us and get ready to do the best work of your career.

Employee Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending account, long-term care insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) with employer match, transit benefits, health club reimbursement, pet insurance, paid time off (PTO) and 9 holidays plus a day off for your birthday.

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