Accountant

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $21.33 per hour
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job description

Accountant

job summary:
Job Description:

  • Applies generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to prepare income and balance sheet statements and various other accounting statements and reports for hedge fund and private equity fund clients.
  • Prepares journal entries, performs reconciliations, and performs account analysis.
  • Audits various records to verify accuracy. Performs investor allocations, assembles and disseminates investor statements.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting with 1-3 years of experience in fund administration/ accounting, financial services or related field.
  • Reports to a Manager or Senior Manager.
Required / Desired Skills:











Skill







Required / Desired







Amount







of Experience







Expertise Rating





 

 









Attention to detail/ organized




Required




 




 




 




 




Critical thinking/ problem solving




Highly desired




 




 




 




 




Self-starter/ takes initiative




Highly desired




 




 




 




 




High level of accuracy, completeness, and timeliness




Required




 




 




 




 




Microsoft Office experience (Excel, Outlook, Word)




Required




 




 




 




 




Bachelors Degree in Accounting, financial services or related field.




Required




4




Years




 




 




experience in fund administration/ accounting, financial services or related field.




Required




1




Years




 




 


 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
Job Description:

  • Applies generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to prepare income and balance sheet statements and various other accounting statements and reports for hedge fund and private equity fund clients.
  • Prepares journal entries, performs reconciliations, and performs account analysis.
  • Audits various records to verify accuracy. Performs investor allocations, assembles and disseminates investor statements.
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting with 1-3 years of experience in fund administration/ accounting, financial services or related field.
  • Reports to a Manager or Senior Manager.
 
 
qualifications:
Required / Desired Skills:











Skill







Required / Desired







Amount







of Experience







Expertise Rating





 

 









Attention to detail/ organized




Required




 




 




 




 




Critical thinking/ problem solving




Highly desired




 




 




 




 




Self-starter/ takes initiative




Highly desired




 




 




 




 




High level of accuracy, completeness, and timeliness




Required




 




 




 




 




Microsoft Office experience (Excel, Outlook, Word)




Required




 




 




 




 




Bachelors Degree in Accounting, financial services or related field.




Required




4




Years




 




 




experience in fund administration/ accounting, financial services or related field.




Required




1




Years




 






 
skills: Other
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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