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Career Opportunities

Financial Analyst – Technical Accounting

Job Number:102357
Job Location:West Suburbs, IL
Job Type:Permanent
Job Degree:Bachelor of Arts
Job Post Date:01/01/2019


Our client, located in the greater Chicago area, is seeking a Financial Analyst of Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting to join their team. This position will be responsible for areas of global accounting and reporting for the Company’s consolidated financial results. The role will be involved in technical accounting research, preparation of technical accounting memos, and communication with counterparts across the world in resolution of accounting issues, and assisting with quarterly and year-end financial statement reporting. Public Accounting highly preferred. The company is open to relocation as well.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and report on US GAAP financial statements including: external/SEC reporting (Annual Report on 20-F, registration statements, etc.), quarterly reporting for earnings press release
  • Financial accounting and reporting activities in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP, potential areas include: restructuring, annual goodwill and trademark impairment analysis, joint ventures, defined benefit pension plan and post-retirement medical benefits, acquisitions and divestitures, stock based compensation
  • Work with the external auditors to address: Accounting and reporting issues; Review of financial statements and footnotes; Other matters as needed
  • Assist with preparation and reporting on IFRS financial reporting activities
  • Perform ad-hoc research and drive timely resolution of accounting issues
  • Prepare technical memos for distribution to accounting leadership and external auditors


- 3 years public accounting experience

- CPA preferred

- Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of the financial reporting process, U.S. GAAP technical accounting, SEC compliance and financial systems