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Senior Accountant- North America

Company: Groupon
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Groupon is based in Chicago and operates in major regions globally. We are a local e-commerce marketplace where people discover and save on amazing things to do, see, eat and buy in their neighborhoods. We're enabling real-time commerce across local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products and live events. At the same time, we provide merchants with the resources and tools to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward.Senior AccountantGroupon is looking for a talented, highly motivated individual to join our accounting team as a Senior Accountant.Core Responsibilities

  • Play a key role in the month end close process and manage various asset and liability account reconciliations. Specifically, assist with monthly close of Groupon's North American operations with the proper recording and reporting of both routine and more complex technical accounting areas, including reviewing month-end journal entries and completing general ledger account analysis.
  • Review daily cash transaction coding across all North American bank accounts and entities
  • Prepare and Review monthly financial statement variance analyses to understand month over month and quarter over quarter fluxes and be able to explain the activity to management.
  • Assist management with Sarbanes-Oxley procedures, tax, internal and external audit requests, and quarterly and annual filings.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including Finance, Tax, Legal, Marketing, and Engineering. Communicate effectively with non-accounting teams.
  • Specific projects and other ad hoc assignments as required.
  • Assist with coaching and mentoring accounting staff.Key Competencies
    • Sound understanding of US GAAP
    • Experience with general ledger / month-end close processes
    • MS-Office proficiency, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills
    • Experience with accounting software, preferably Netsuite
    • Strong communication skills and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Detail oriented with a strong commitment to preparing accurate workQualifications
      • A Bachelor's degree in accounting.
      • 3-5 years of accounting experience; Public Accounting experience preferred, but not required.
      • CPA is a plus.Groupon is an Equal Opportunity EmployerJob Type: Full-timeExperience:
        • Must have been in a Senior Accounting role.: 5 years (Required)Education:
          • Bachelor's (Required)Location:
            • Chicago, IL (Required)

Keywords: Groupon, Chicago , Senior Accountant- North America, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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