Staff Accountant

| Chicago

Tempus is looking for a hardworking, ambitious accountant to support its growing operations in Chicago. This position will play a key role in the day-to-day accounting functions and month-end close process.


Job Duties:

  • Responsible for maintaining and reconciling bank statements
  • Managing credit card applications/charges and employee reimbursement platform
  • Performing month-end close tasks and preparing financial statement analysis
  • Preparing balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Reviewing and analyzing GL transactions and accounts
  • Preparing materials for financial and tax audits
  • Supporting day-to-day accounting functions (A/R, A/P, and Inventory)
  • Conducting ad-hoc analysis to support leadership requests
  • Driving continuous improvement in Accounting processes


Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting role, preferably within finance, consulting, or tech
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite; Advanced MS Excel skills (Logical Formulas, Lookups, Pivot Tables)
  • An eye for the details, and the ability to deliver accurate output in a timely manner
  • Strong organizational skills and comfort with managing multiple work streams
  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • A champion for data accuracy and quality for the Accounting team
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Location

600 WEST CHICAGO AVENUE, Chicago, IL 60654

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What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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