Buckingham Search

Senior Accountant

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the processing, recording, updating, and reconciling of fiscal information in compliance with established policies for the revenue group. This person will perform day-to-day processing of financial transactions to ensure that finances are maintained in an effective, up-to-date, and accurate manner.


  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records and other financial reports to assess accuracy and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Drive the monthly revenue close process, including deferred revenue, revenue accruals, prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, revenue reporting, and flux analyses
  • Research and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities related to revenue and inventory
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and document business transactions
  • Determine monthly accruals for unbilled revenue and cost of sales per internal accounting policies
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of monthly, quarterly and year-end close related to revenue and inventory
  • Assist in the improvement of the revenue and inventory processes
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to project future revenues and expenses
  • Partner with various stakeholders throughout the organization to compile data used during the month end close process
  • Assist in internal and external audits


  • 2+ years of experience with financial systems, budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis and auditing - Big 4 or public company experience preferred
  • Experience analyzing revenue and cost recognition
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to professional drive change and process
  • Extremely high level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office, highly proficient in Excel

Posted On: Wednesday, November 22, 2023

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