Fidelity Life/Efinancial

  • Staff Accountant

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-1706
  • Overview

    The Staff Accountant is responsible for moderately complex general accounting and analysis activities as well as day to day management of the general ledger processes and reports preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, account analysis, as well as documenting and evaluating current procedures.  This position will report to the Accounting Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Preparation of journal entries
    • Preparation of monthly account reconciliations
    • Preparation of a variety of financial reports such as expense analysis, trial balances, balance sheets and income statements
    • Perform analysis of financial data, investigate fluctuations and prepare appropriate commentary or explanations for management
    • Assist in the implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least two years of experience in an accounting/finance related role
    • CPA or actively pursuing CPA designation
    • Ability to work independently and multi-task to meet specific deadlines
    • Strong analytical and organization skills
    • Effective problem-solving skills
    • Ability to identify process improvement opportunities
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with staff at all levels. Ability to interface with all levels within the corporation and affiliates
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software systems

    EEOC/Other

    Fidelity Life Association (FLA) is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse workplace offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

     

    As an FLA employee you would be eligible for the following company paid benefits; short and long term disability coverage, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment and a vision care plan. In addition, contributory health and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401k plan are available.

                    

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