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

ROLE
The Senior Accountant analyzes and administers daily financial operations and activity for Hickory Street Capital, LLC and other Ricketts-managed entities, as needed, on a timely basis in accordance with GAAP and the company's accounting policies and procedures.


RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform the daily and monthly accounting activities (e.g., recording journal entries, G/L and bank account reconciliations, monthly close) for the assigned entities and their subsidiary companies, with a focus on sponsorships, private and public events, and operations run by third-party management companies
• Ensure all expenses, revenues and balance sheet items are recorded in a timely and accurate manner, and in accordance with applicable GAAP
• Utilize the G/L and reporting systems to effectively record transactions and prepare monthly internal financial statements
• Maintain summaries and accounting analyses of all significant agreements the company enters into, including the key terms, payment information, and accounting implications
• Research technical accounting issues and propose solutions as needed
• Assist with the implementation of the new accounting standards
• Review and implement changes in accounting procedures to increase efficiency and accuracy
• Serve as a main resource for HSC employees and third-party management companies related to invoice coding, accounting questions, and monthly reporting from management companies
• Assist with annual budgeting, audit, and tax return requests, as well as with monthly projection updates and ad hoc reporting requested by management
• Assist with the preparation of the audited financial statements and footnotes
• Take on additional responsibilities as the business continues to grow


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited university majoring in business or related field
• At least two years of accounting, auditing, or bookkeeping experience
• Demonstrated proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, primarily Excel
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including meeting deadlines
• Detail oriented
• Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities in a dynamic work environment


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• CPA or currently pursuing CPA
• At least three to four years of accounting or auditing experience in public accounting
• Experience with hospitality/food and beverage industries
• Experience with Great Plains accounting software

 

The Chicago Cubs are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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