Bilingual Accountant

Chicago, IL 60618

Industry: Accountant (Staff) Job Number: 21262

Smart Resources/Accountable Search has joined with an international family services organization in search of a Bilingual Accountant.

This international not-for-profit organization is located in Chicago is near access to many public transportation options. The ideal candidate will be responsible for the ongoing accounting assignment within the organizations domestic and foreign branches. Candidate will also have completed their bachelors degree preferably in Accounting, and is fluent in both Business English and Spanish. This position supports domestic, as well as, international operations and reports directly to the Controller. 
Employees enjoy a competitive compensation package and benefits among other perks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Prepare and/or review appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations
  • Maintain the general ledger system
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; assist with regulatory reporting as applicable
  • Research accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Coordinate the budget process
  • Hire, train and supervise accounting staff
  • Ability to identify, recommend and implement process improvement suggestions
  • Assist in special projects, process improvement, and technical accounting research

Education/Experience Requirements:   
  • 5 or more years of Accounting and Bookkeeping experience
  • Completed Bachelor degree, required; major in Accounting, preferred

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:   
  • Fluent in Business English and Spanish, required
  • Proficient in QuickBooks - entries, reporting, and reconciliation; experience working QuickBooks with different classes-subclasses
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Applications, specifically MS Excel; Advanced experience with Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP functions, preferred
  • Solid presentation experience 
  • Knowledge  of  nonprofit  organization,  preferred
  • Willingness  to  travel  on  occasion,  depending  on  project  needs

If interested in learning more about Smart Resources/Accountable Search and this opportunity, please submit your resume for consideration to Chris Venvertloh, cvenvertloh@AccountableSearch.com.
 
Job ID Number: 21262 (Please reference in call or email)  
 
Only candidates with backgrounds who match our client' s requested experience will be contacted. Do not take this as a poor reflection on your experience, just a decision for the specific needs of our client' s project/job. We look forward to working with you
Smart Resources/Accountable Search, a Brand of BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE American: BGSF), is Chicago's premier source for valuable direct-hire, temporary and temporary-to-hire candidates to our client companies. We specialize in the Administrative & Clerical, Accounting and Human Resources placements. To learn more about our services, visit www.smartstaffing.com.

Chris Venvertloh

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