Chicago Cubs
  • - Accounting
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Full Time

ROLE
This position is responsible for managing the accounting activities, processes and procedures surrounding payroll and accounts payable including ensuring adequate controls are in place. Position responsibilities include doing analysis of the company's disbursements-related financial activity on a timely basis in accordance with accounting policies and procedures in addition to generally accepted accounting principles. This position is responsible for all Ricketts owned companies.


RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ensure timely and accurate Payroll which includes verification of changes to regular pay, proper system set up/maintenance for Payroll and GL accuracy, and submission of bank and tax files
• Efficiently manage the accounts payable process ensuring accurate and timely payments, maintaining proper controls over approved vendors, compliance with 1099 reporting requirements and completing the annual 1099 filings
• Ensure the Company's general ledger is accurate each month with respect to payroll and payables, including review of payroll and A/P journal entries, reviewing financials for accuracy, and performing timely and accurate review of balance sheet reconciliations performed by the disbursements accountant
• Provide guidance to Finance and Accounting, and review submissions as necessary, for the annual plan and monthly projections for payroll and benefits
• Work cross-functionally with HR to optimize the payroll process, including assessing and documenting processes and implementing process improvements
• Provide audit and tax assistance as required
• Ensure compliance with IRS and local jurisdictions by processing payments and reviewing tax filings completed by the third party processor
• Serve as the business owner of payables and payroll systems, being the key internal point of contact for questions, administration, implementation of upgrades
• Make withholding payments and submit tax filings for Charities' 50-50 raffle winners
• Manage payroll and accounts payable staff who:
• Perform daily/weekly A/P and Payroll processing
• Perform disbursements-related accounting responsibilities
• Oversee the company's credit card programs (Purchasing Card, T&E Card, Executive Card), including training and compliance with policies
• Maintain the business travel agency program, including monitoring company preferred status and discounts, serving as the point person for customer service questions, and maintaining the employee site


DECISION-MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES
• Annual plan and monthly projection submissions
• Day to day payroll and payables operational decisions
• Resolution of reconciling items
• Personnel decisions for her staff
• Payroll tax matters
• Software (Chrome River, Ultipro) trouble-shooting issues


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• Demonstrated strong accounting and analytical skills
• Demonstrated strong attention to detail
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• Demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills
• At least 5 years' experience, including in a management role


PREFERRED QUALIFICATONS
• Payroll and/or accounts payable experience
• Disbursements, payroll and/or banking systems management experience
• Disbursements and/or payroll system implementation experience
• Advanced degree
• CPA

 

The Chicago Cubs are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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