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Accounting/Controller

Company: Chicago's First Lady Cruises
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Controller / Accounting Chicago's First Lady Cruises seeks an entry level Controller/Accountant to assist with general accounting processes and data entry while supporting our Senior Accountant. We seek an individual who can contribute to our business by helping to improve our ability to respond to the increasing demand for information. Come grow with us. Enjoy the benefits of a full time salaried position. Your benefits package will include; paid vacation, personal and sick days as well as paid national holidays. You will be eligible to participate in our health insurance benefit program 90 days from your start date, which includes: medical (PPO and HMO choices), dental and life. After 6 months of employment you will be eligible for 401k, with up to 4% matching . While working in a brand-new casual and friendly office environment complete with gym and sunny waterfront views. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Data Entry into Quickbooks GL ADP Payroll entry Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and worksheets Work with various departments to obtain information supporting accruals and adjustments Help to analyze accounting results, investigate variances and document findings Support the financial reporting processes and communication of results Help ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures Balancing cash receipts against reports submitted Provide support for budget and forecast preparation Job Requirements BS degree in Accounting required with a min 3.0 gpa 1-3 years of accounting experience in a mid-size corporate environment Or 1-2 internships providing relevant experience Cash management experience Experience in a retail/hospitality operation is a plus Experience with ADP Payroll entry a plus Special Position Requirements Solid skills and technical accounting knowledge Understanding of financial processes and internal controls Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment Solid communication, writing and interpersonal skills Demonstrates leadership ability/potential Able to work independently as well as in a group setting Dedicated to excellence and is a detailed oriented person Self-starter with willingness to work hands-on Proficient in spreadsheets, Quickbooks, G-suite software is a plus Please send your resume and cover letter to Amy Nachel, Director of Human Resources. Please mark your subject line with Controller Position. We offer an ability to work p/t until graduation if necessary. We are an equal opportunity employer based in downtown Chicago. This position is open and available for an immediate applicant. Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: 55K - 70K Plus Paid Vacation, Blue Cross Insurance benefits, 401k, Beautiful office overlooking the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, building amenities, gym and Complimentary Boat Tours for you and your family members

Keywords: Chicago's First Lady Cruises, Chicago , Accounting/Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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