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Staff Accountant

| Chicago
Why OppLoans?
  • OppLoans is a socially responsible, profitable FinTech company that has grown 2000% over the last 3 years, and is backed by a global investment firm with $100M+ in AUMs.
  • Recent accolades include being named one of the fastest-growing companies in the USA by Inc. Magazine’s list of 500, 3rd fastest-growing startup by Built In Chicago, and 6th best company to work for nationally by Glassdoor.
  • Customers love our product! We have been widely recognized as having the best customer experience in the industry. See what our borrowers are saying on Google and the BBB! 
  • Employees love working here. We have an entrepreneurial and dynamic startup culture that also cares for our employees. Check out our Glassdoor reviews! 

What you get to do:
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for many aspects of accounting and finance including accounts payable, accounts receivable, reconciliations, fixed assets, month-end and year-end close, sales team and reseller commissions, and other duties and projects.
  • Manage assigned accounting duties
  • Post journal entries, complete account reconciliations, and manage select ledger accounts
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close
  • Perform accounts receivable and accounts payable functions
  • Prepare information for financial audits
  • Assist in the development and implementation of internal processes and controls to continuously improve the financial reporting process
  • Reconciliation
  • Keep accurate and organized records
  • Perform other accounting, financial, or administrative office duties as necessary
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of general ledger systems 
  • Record journal entries including payroll and other accruals
  • Assist Controller with monthly closing process
  • Interface with Controller to manage sales tax reporting / filings
  • Assist Controller and CFO during budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis
What you will bring to the team:
  • At least 2 years of work experience in accounting/financial reporting, public accounting experience a plus
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, and extremely accurate in completion of tasks
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up skills
  • Ability to multi-task, problem solve, and troubleshoot without direction
  • The willingness to take on new tasks and broaden scope of responsibilities
  • Thrives in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, most importantly Excel
  • Proficient in accounting software, experience with Quickbooks, Intact, or NetSuite is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is required.

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OppLoans is located in the heart of downtown Chicago, adjacent to Michigan Avenue and across the street from beautiful Millennium Park.

What are OppLoans Perks + Benefits

OppLoans Benefits Overview

Fully stocked kitchen with healthy snacks & drinks available.
Subsidized daily lunches.
CTA & Metra benefit program.
Free gym membership.
Free shuttle passes to Metra stations.
Casual dress policy.
Discounted Divvy memberships.
401(k) match program.
Free OppLoans apparel.
Competitive salary and benefits package.
Fun, fast-paced work environment.
Employee and peer recognition program.
Dynamic start-up culture and environment.
Ability to make an immediate impact in a growth stage company.
Flexible paid vacation policy.
Free health benefit options.
Intramural sports leagues.
Weekly office events (happy hours, massages, game nights, private yoga sessions, catered
breakfasts, etc.).
Dual monitors and stand-up work stations.
Convenient downtown Chicago office located in the heart of the city.
Awesome panoramic office view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan, with rooftop access.
Equal opportunity employer.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
OppLoans gym is a state-of-the-art fitness center free to all employees, and provides yoga, kickboxing and pilates classes on site.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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