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Chicago, Illinois - USD Full Time Posted by: Great Wolf Lodge Posted: Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Job Summary: This role is in the Chicago, IL-based Shared Services Accounting team with responsibilities that include participating in the month end close and related transaction processing, reviewing and verifying the accuracy of financial statement accounts, and performing complex reconciliations of general ledger accounts.


  • Coordinate monthly general ledger close with other accountants
  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Ensure proper cut-off and accounting for assigned accounts
  • Prepare financial statements and schedules for internal reporting
  • Compile schedules to be used by outside auditors in their reviews and year-end audit
  • Assist with establishing, implementing and documenting policies and procedures
  • Assist with monthly flux analyses
  • Utilize computer applications to compile, retrieve and summarize accounting information for analyses and reporting purposes
  • Review compliance or coordinate accounting matters with other departments and locations as necessary
  • General support on various projects as needed


  • Bachelor degree in accounting and at least 2 years of relevant experience required
  • Strong accounting and analytical background
  • Attention to detail -- able to complete tasks with high level of accuracy
  • Skilled at completing and recording financial transactions. Able to aid in developing information for financial statements and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Proficient in using accounting software and other applicable financial software
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel -- macros, v-lookups, and pivot tables
  • High level of organization and ability to manage to deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities

Additional Skills/Experience

  • Strong commitment to providing excellence in client service and a demonstrated ability to produce high quality results
  • Strong accounting and analytical background
  • Attention to detail -- able to complete tasks with high level of accuracy
  • Skilled at reconciling complex balance sheet accounts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other team members
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities
  • Team player -- prior experience in Shared Service Center highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently manage competing priorities

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Great Wolf Lodge
Great Wolf Lodge
9/15/2021 2:05:06 PM

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