Mayer Brown LLP

Accountant II

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 10 months ago(4/25/2017 12:17 PM)
Job ID
2017-2351
# of Positions Remaining
1
Category
Accounting - Accountant
Days
Monday - Friday
Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm or 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Job Type
Exempt

Responsibilities

Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 24 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

 

If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Accounting and Analysis department, in Chicago, as an Accountant Level II.

 

  • Assist with various US and International projects. This includes working with all aspects of the accounting cycle
  • Assist with internal financial statement preparation, presentation, distribution and analysis
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for various general ledger accounts
  • Monitor, analyze and reconcile various general ledger balances and accounts
  • Liaise with all levels of management on accounting projects
  • Trace financial transactions through the entire accounting cycle
  • Prepare various business and government surveys
  • Check signing authority as needed
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, emphasis in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Minimum 4 years applicable experience required
  • Must be computer proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Aderant software a plus
  • Must be extremely analytical and detail-oriented, with ability to work in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Strong organizational skills required, along with ability to work well both independently and as a member of the accounting team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be able to commit to assigned deadlines
  • Some lifting and moving of files; up to 25 lbs.

 

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.

 

If Mayer Brown sounds like the right place for you, and if you have the qualifications we are seeking, please apply through the career section  on www.mayerbrown.com. EOE m/f/d/v

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