Senior Accountant

2021-10-28T17:03:20+00:00 October 14th, 2021|

Senior Accountant 

Move Forward From Senior Audit Associate To Senior Accountant
Major Work Life Balance and Fabulous Benefits
●River North●

About Organization:
Our client is a mission driven philanthropic foundation, searching for an accountant to support an award winning and leading Chicago-based philanthropic foundation. The organization offers competitive salaries, flexible work schedule, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment, while remaining committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. Move forward and make a change in your career today.


  • Accounting
  • Assist in financial analyses, general ledger, and special projects
  • Carry out annual alternative investments due diligence in preparation for annual audit
  • Review K-1s received from investment managers and enter information into software database
  • Review monthly reports from custodian of investments and prepare annual 1099 forms
  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll and administer employee benefits

Grants Management

  • Partner with Grants Manager on projects as needed

Investment Accounting & Tax Return

  • Tax return prep; schedule K-1; UBIT

Human Resources

  • Assist in new employee insurance enrollment; update policies for any salary or demographic changes or life events
  • Track 403b deductions and contributions to Fidelity

Who You Are:

  • Minimum of undergraduate degree is required; CPA preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in public accounting or high-net worth family office; or nonprofit preferred
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Knowledge of payroll tax returns and annual reporting requirements
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, WebEx, Zoom or another webcast products a plus
  • IT end-user support experience

Perks & Benefits for You:

  • Fantastic & substantial benefits including a pension plan
    Paid health insurance including vision and dental and matching grant program
  • 40-hour work week and flexible schedule

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