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Accounting & Finance Associate

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

We are seeking an Accounting & Finance Associate to join the growing team of a technology company that is enhancing the healthcare industry through customer experience. The Accounting & Finance Associate will love working with numbers, have a high detail orientation, and be inherently curious. This individual will be committed to continuous improvement in executing their work as well as have a knack for problem solving. It will be important to embrace process orientation, prioritize, adapt, and be able to multitask. The Accounting & Finance Associate should be comfortable wearing multiple hats and be able to act with discretion to maintain confidential materials.


  • Work closely with the VP of Finance in completing an accurate month-end close process and budget to actual tracking
    • Post transactions and categorize records in the GL
    • Prepare month-end journal entries
    • Reconcile general ledger accounts as needed
    • Process monthly bank reconciliations
  • Own weekly and monthly cash flow reporting to leadership
  • Oversee Receivables and Payables
    • Collaborate with data and services team to ensure accurate billing reports are generated
    • Own invoice creation and confirm revenue is recorded correctly
  • Prepare reporting packages and communication with key stakeholders
  • Participate in annual budgeting process
    • Analyze expenses and their drivers
  • Assist with commission calculations
  • Identify and implement improvements in accounting policies and procedures


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in accounting related roles
  • Experienced with payables, invoicing, collections, cash management, etc.
  • Experienced with close procedures and financial reporting
  • Able to multi-task and wear several hats
  • Detail-oriented with superior analytical and evaluative skills and strong deductive reasoning ability
  • Demonstrate strong initiative and personal accountability
  • Results-focused with strong time management and prioritization abilities
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Plus: Experienced with Complex Revenue Recognition
  • Plus: Proficient in QuickBooks Online

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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