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Senior Accountant

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Multiple Locations - Rockford, IL
Full Time

Are you a skilled Senior Accountant with a passion for accuracy and organization? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy collaborating with others? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our Corporate Finance team as a Senior Accountant!


Description & Requirements of Our Senior Accountant


As our Senior Accountant, you will be responsible for a variety of financial functions including variance analysis, analytics support, processing journal entries, financial statement audits, research, and other accounting functions. You will have the opportunity to work independently and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, evolving environment.


Some of your key responsibilities will include calculating complex accruals related to non-qualified deferred compensation and others, managing and implementing cost accounting practices for the company, and ensuring financial transactions and events have been recorded in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. You will also be responsible for fixed asset accounting and reporting, completing and overseeing quarterly account reconciliations, and providing analytical support for Controller, CFO, and Executive Management.


In addition, you will conduct research on generally accepted accounting principles when needed and present findings to Controller or management. You will also seek to improve processes and develop best practices to ensure quality results and overall efficiency. High attention to detail and accuracy, ability to prioritize workload and adhere to deadlines, and strong organizational and time management skills are crucial for success in this role.


We are looking for a team player who has a client-first attitude and natural ability to build rapport with team members at all levels of the firm. Effective written and verbal communication skills are a must, as well as being process-oriented and adhering to Savant’s internal processes.


If you are a Senior Accountant with a passion for accuracy, organization, and collaboration, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our Corporate Finance team!


A couple other special notes about our Senior Accountant:


  • This is a full-time position, with an average of 40-45 hours per week.
  • This position has the flexibility to be based in any one of our Chicagoland offices.
  • After the training period, you can expect the flexibility to have a hybrid work model of two days from home, and three in office.

 The Senior Accountant position typically requires the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university required.
  • A minimum of 2-4 years of proven success in an accountant role, with mandatory financial services experience.
  • Preferably a CPA or in the process of obtaining CPA certification.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to develop alternative approaches to problems.
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment where problem-solving capabilities matter so can scope and structure work.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Excellent time management skills including multi-tasking and prioritization of responsibilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to use various accounting software applications, with preference given to experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  • Our ideal candidate will need to be a self-starter, strategic thinker, and problem solver who can work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Strong communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships across teams will be essential. 



Why Join Us?


  • We are a growing firm, with opportunities for future growth and advancement in your role.
  • We offer health, vision, dental, and 401K benefit options for you and your family.
  • We believe in collaboration, innovation, excellence doing what’s right, and helping our team to provide a world class service
  • Our culture is steeped in Savant’s Midwestern roots as described through our corporate values of excellence, integrity, lifelong learning, respect, growth, and servant leadership. We are dedicated to living these values through our relationships with clients, each other, and the greater community. Our core values truly define the Savant way.



Let us help you on your path to your ideal career - apply today!



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At Savant Wealth Management, we are driven by a purpose to serve our clients with skill, passion and integrity. Inspired by collaboration, our team craves innovation, commitment to excellence and above all, doing what is right. We are up for any challenge. Since 1986 we have focused on committing to helping clients achieve peace of mind through our collective insight and wisdom.


If you want to be part of a culture that is defined through strong values - Savant is right for you.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position.

 Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered.

Savant Capital, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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