• Senior Staff Accountant

    The Walsh Group Chicago, IL 60684

    Job #1911340026

  • Overview

    Walsh is currently seeking a Senior Staff Accountant in Chicago, IL .

    The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for the timely review of general ledger activity for accuracy. This person will also be responsible for reconciliation and analysis of accounts in preparation for accurate monthly financial reporting.

    As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing. Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.

    There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

    • Challenging, complex work

    • Creative and innovative problem-solving environment

    • Supportive, communicative managers who reward hard work

    • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

    • Flexibility in career path & progression

    • Opportunities to work and live all over the United States


    • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, & annual financial reports to Senior Management including analyzing the general ledger accounts; produce supporting schedules when requested; correct errors

    • Perform various aspects of month-end close process such as reconciliation and analysis of general ledger accounts; preparation and analysis of intercompany accounts; analyze and book fixed asset transactions including depreciation, purchases, proceeds from sales, and gain or loss on disposal; analysis of cash balances required to pay intercompany transactions and refund intercompany loans

    • Process & monitor various intercompany transactions. Reconcile millions of dollars' worth of monthly intercompany transactions ranging from payroll transfers, sale of materials, rentals, bulk fuel invoices, bulk IT invoices, bulk Office Max invoices, etc. After reconciling, accrue the proper entries for reimbursement, and initiate repayment.

    • Take corrective measures on any banking discrepancies brought by Staff Accountants

    • Prepare accurate Joint Venture Financial Statements to be reviewed and distributed by supervisor

    • Utilize accounting ERP system to facilitate processes and maintain records. Assist with testing and improvement of ERP.

    • Review and analyze processes of all accounting departments, recommend modifications of accounting systems and procedures.

    • Provide support to Accounting Management in the year-end audit with external auditors

    • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as necessary


    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field required

    • Minimum of 3 years of construction accounting or staff accounting experience required

    The Walsh Group offers competitive wages and benefits, including:

    • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance

    • Generous Vacation Time & Paid US Holidays

    • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions

    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    • Commuter Benefits Program

    • Maternity Leave Policy

    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance

    • Term Life and AD&D Insurance

    If you are hired, you will need to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status. The Walsh Group must comply with applicable COVID-19 Federal, State, Local and Owner vaccination requirements. If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location's COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago

    Requisition ID 2021-7038

    Position Type Experienced - Full-Time

    Category Accounting/Finance

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