Senior technical accountant

May 17, 2019


Company

Gallagher

Industry

Insurance

Category

Finance

Location

Rolling Meadows


Description


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Research technical accounting guidance, including FASB and SEC regulations, and effectively communicate conclusions verbally and in writing.
  • Monitor changes in accounting standards and policies while evaluating the potential impact to the organization.
  • Assist in addressing any technical accounting issues raised by the divisional finance leaders and communicate accounting conclusions.
  • Assist in maintaining completeness and accuracy of internal accounting policies.
  • Assist with business combinations, compensation accounting and debt/equity accounting.
  • Assist in preparation of technical accounting positions.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of the SEC filings, i.e. 10K, 10Q and Earnings Releases.
  • Perform internal controls. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Public accounting experience.
  • CPA required.
  • Two years of accounting experience (preferably in public accounting).
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience.
  • Intermediate skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Ability to learn and become proficient in JD Edwards and various other financial application systems. 

Fortune 1000 Company?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Two plus years of experience

Travel Requirements

0%

Contact Name

John Los

Contact Phone

+1 630-228-6434

Contact Email

john_los@ajg.com