Oct 14, 2021

Senior Accountant

  • OneTrust
  • Chicago, IL, United States, IL

✍🏾Job Description

Role Overview:

CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) CLA Search has been retained by an architecture client to identify a Senior Accountant to serve their team by providing insightful financial information, analysis and advice in all aspects of the business.


Does This Sound Like You?

Does your current role challenge to do your best work of your life AND to leave lasting, transformational impact on others around you every day? Do you feel a strong sense of togetherness with your team and a commitment to a greater purpose? 

If you are you a mission-driven, creative accounting leader who believes you can leave a lasting impression on the world through what you do every day, we’d like to talk to you!


About our Client:

Our client is an architectural design firm located in Chicago, IL. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform all accounting related services (project billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger entries and reconciliations) As well as supervise payroll preparation.
  • Development and tracking of project metrics with an eye toward providing project managers with timely actionable information.
  • Entrusted with the administration and compliance tracking of the company 401k Plan and interface with outside investment advisors and third party administrators.
  • Work closely with project managers to develop fee/pricing structures for inclusion in Requests for Proposal submittals.
  • Integrate awarded projects into all financial tracking and reporting tools.
  • Preparation  and presentation of cash flow/sales  forecasts on a rolling 12 month basis
  • Liaison with outside CPA’s regarding quarterly financials, tax planning and tax return preparation
  • Preparation of quarterly payroll tax filings including W-2 and 1099 submittals
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and year-end financial statements in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain and coordinate multiple banking and insurance relationships


What You’ll Need:

Educational and Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • MBA or CPA a plus

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years accounting experience with several years in a Senior Accountant position
  • Responsible detail oriented, able to set own priorities, work independently  and able to exercise discretion
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities