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Staff Accountant

Chicago Fire Fc in Chicago

Staff Accountant | Chicago Fire Fc in Chicago

Staff Accountant

Chicago Fire Fc in Chicago

Apply by 10/23/2022

Posted 6 days ago

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Chicago, IL, USA

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 Job Description

Chicago Fire Football Club is a Major League Soccer team that was founded in 1997 and is Chicago’s ambassador to the global sport of soccer. The Club recently returned to Soldier Field as well as opened a new 50,000 square foot office in the heart of the city. With tremendous growth and expansion, the Club is laying the foundation for an audacious and ambitious vision that will transform the brand and the success of the Club in the coming years.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Key account reconciliation and substantial involvement with period close processes including preparation and recording of adjusting entries related to:
    o    Lease expenses (ASC 842)
    o   Capital assets, depreciation, and amortization
  • Reconcile daily bank transactions including but not limited to credit card settlements, box office deposits, front office deposits, field rental deposits and payments, and other miscellaneous receipts
  • Gain understanding of Club’s intercompany activity and assist in recording activity
  • Involvement in all financial statement audits
  • Assist in managing contractor relationships and preparation of 1099s
  • Assist with month-end processes
  • Create and analyze balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Proof and enter AP invoices into accounting system
  • Manage and update vendor information
  • Research and resolve accounts payable issues with vendors

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or month-end close experience, required
  • 1 - 2 years of relevant accounting experience, internship experience welcomed
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to meet firm deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team/collaborative work environment
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills
  • A positive attitude, incorporating integrity, confidentiality, and discretion
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products
  • Experience using NetSuite accounting software is a plus

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