SilkRoad Technology: Senior Accountant – Chicago, IL

This is your opportunity to join us as a Senior Accountant – Financial Reporting. This person will play a key role in the corporate accounting, monthly close process and financial reporting for the global corporation. At SilkRoad, it’s all about the employees! We’re all about flexibility and growth – yours and ours. This is the opportunity to build your career with a leader. At SilkRoad, you will play an important role in our success while working in a great environment that’s loaded with talented professionals.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of previous experience in general accounting or minimum of one year experience in public accounting.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required.
  • Experience with MS Dynamics Great Plains is a plus.

Job Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the general ledger accounting of North American, UK and Philippines entities
  • Key participant in the monthly close, quarterly close and annual close process
  • Prepares month-end journal entries
  • Prepares monthly bank statement reconciliations
  • Reviews and reconciles general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
  • Monitors cash activity and identify funding needs, provides daily cash updates to CFO
  • Maintains debt and fixed asset schedules
  • Assists with financial statement audits
  • Processes state sales tax returns
  • Assists with the consolidation of financial statements, including foreign currency revaluation
  • Develop or modify internal processes and procedures to create efficiencies
  • Other projects as needed

Required Skills

  • Foundational knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to excel under pressure and work to deadlines.
  • Strives to achieve effective performance within the team, working for the overall success of the company.
  • Continuously seeks opportunities to enhance knowledge as it relates to accounting and financial matters.
  • Detail oriented, strong analytical ability, good organization skills, and excellent time management skills.

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