Accounting AssociateChicago, IL

NEWITY is America’s Small Business Marketplace, focused on empowering entrepreneurs with access to trusted service providers and loan solutions. We are seeking an Accounting Associate that is excited to join the team responsible for the Company’s internal accounting, fiscal records, financial reports, and tax compliance.

In this role, you will have a high level of responsibility and will be expected to move quickly and adapt to a rapidly changing environment. The ideal candidate has a good understanding of accounting principles and feels comfortable independently working on all aspects of day-to-day accounting operations.

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of related accounting experience
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks and other current ERP accounting applications
  • Financial services industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of US GAAP principles and proven experience with financial statement preparation and accounting guidelines
  • BS/BA in accounting, finance, or related discipline
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to take on challenges
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Strong analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Comfortable working independently and collaborating in teams

Description & Responsibilities

  • Manage accounting operations
  • Maintain fiscal records and preparation of financial reports
  • Business accounting and financial statement preparation
  • Maintain proper local, state, and federal tax reporting across multiple states
  • Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Arrange independent audits of the annual financial statements
  • Execute regular reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts

Location

  • Chicago, IL (on-site)
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