Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is thrilled to be representing a global brand that has recently been awarded Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes), 100 Best Workplace for Millennials (Fortune). The company boasts a beautiful airy office in the loop which is strategically designed for collaboration and inclusion. 


Things to get excited about:

  • Flexible work hours (most teams give two 1/2 day Fridays a month but each team can be different)
  • Strong benefits package
  • After 1 year of service, receive 12 free hotel nights a year
  • Gym on site
  • Open, collaborative office
  • Company is actively involved with organizations to benefit youth employment, human rights, carbon emissions, and water use across the globe.



  • Preparation of consolidated balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and footnotes in accordance with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
  • Prepare consolidation and intercompany elimination entries

  • Coordinate monthly internal reporting and analysis package, including working with the business unit finance teams to streamline process and improve content

  • Prepare separate entity external audited financial statements and footnotes

  • Assist with the optimization of consolidation and reporting procedures, including reducing the time to close and report results

  • Participate in assigned special projects as needed

  • Ensure XBRL reporting requirements are met

  • Prepare consolidation and intercompany elimination entries

  • Participate in the preparation of materials for the Company’s Audit Committee of the Board of Directors Meetings



  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting and/or public accounting. Ideal candidate would have at least 2 years of public accounting experience.

  • Previous SEC and financial reporting experience a plus.

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred, not required.

Posted On: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

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