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Senior Accrual Accountant

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #1013
  • Salary: $100,000

Senior Accrual Accountant


THE ORGANIZATION: Elite International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Competitive base salary up to $115K commensurate with experience, plus generous paid overtime and bonus; Paid Time Off; 401K; Travel; generous bonus, benefits including Medical and Dental Coverage and more!


  • Prepare and maintain accrual schedules for all offices
  • Perform routine reviews of invoice data, general ledger detail and supporting documentation to identify year-end prepayments
  • Collaborate with business areas across the firm to record year-end accrual entries
  • Research and summarize accounting guidance
  • Prepare adjusting manual journal entries and post approved entries as received
  • Create, update and distribute monthly general ledger and ad hoc reports
  • Assist with the Firm’s various external audit engagements
  • Participate in and contribute to system and process re-engineering efforts
  • Recognize and assess the downstream impacts of process changes


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required; CPA or CPA track required
  • 4+ years of professional accounting experience in Public Accounting or at a law firm/professional services environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritize competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Advanced in Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with Elite 3E and OneStream is a plus!
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality