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Chicago, IL Full Time Posted by: Help At Home Posted: Friday, 11 June 2021
 
 

Help at Home is hiring!

Help at Home is the nation's leading provider of high-quality support, providing a gold standard of care to seniors and people with disabilities.

Right now, our clients need us more than ever. We are still hiring compassionate caregivers, and we are taking every precaution to protect our communities.

We commit to being transparent and open in our hiring process to ensure your health and safety. Our clients, caregivers and employees will always be our top priority.

Reporting to a Corporate Accounting Manager, this newly created position of Corporate Senior Accountant for a company with a U.S. only operating structure will be a strong, independent performer focused on judgmental and potentially complex matters. The group this individual will join focuses on areas such as equity, equity compensation, goodwill and intangible assets, lease accounting, workers' compensation and health insurance and the Allowance for Doubtful accounts

Responsibilities:

  • Perform as an independent contributor in the Company's core accounting group, focused on an accurate, timely and predictable close process
  • Work independently and critically think through complex and judgmental matters
  • Work with existing third-party resources to fully transition close processes in-house
  • Partner with the Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, Accounting Manager and other appropriate parties on the implementation and execution of internal controls over financial reporting with an objective of building a SOX-compliant accounting department
  • Execute controls, including account reconciliations, and support inquiries from third-party auditors
  • Proactively communicate risks, opportunities, challenges and regular updates on progress to accounting group management
  • Actively participate in ongoing company-wide projects and process improvements workstreams, assessing the impact on the accounting organization and participating in the team's involvement with these projects
  • Leverage experience with best practices to raise the effectiveness and efficiency of the overall accounting function
  • Support the strategic financial and operational initiatives of the company

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in day-to-day accounting; may be either a mix of corporate accounting and national public accounting firm experience or all corporate accounting
  • Experience with SOX compliance required
  • Accounting degree required, CPA license preferred
  • Level-appropriate understanding of US GAAP

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems
  • Adapts well to change and comfortable with ambiguity in a new and evolving role critical to the Company's future success
  • Track record of being a strong team player who collaborates well with others
  • Looking for strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to work with senior management

Office:

  • Hybrid remote and office based in downtown Chicago

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules as needed.
  • Majority (90%) of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Help At Home, LLC. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.


Chicago, IL, United States of America
Finance
Help At Home
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6/11/2021 3:38:12 PM


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