Staff Accountant in Chicago, IL at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

  • Support the Controller in the accounting functions of the Firm's Management Company, as requested. The Management Company is the primary operating entity of the Firm.
  • Support the monthly close process of the Management Company, which includes:
    • completing/managing bank reconciliations, prepare portfolio company receivables, American Express, and specific prepaid reconciliation reports and supporting schedules;
    • work with Information Services, Research, Legal, Finance, and Administration departments to ensure accurate classification of expenses / compliance;
  • Support the Controller in the development of the Firm's annual budget and the semi-annual reforecast of the budget; monitor monthly budget-to-actual variances and maintain reports to be included in the monthly Executive Summary package
  • Oversee the Firm's expense reporting process, which is hosted off-site by Concur. Responsibilities include:
    • provide administrative and technical support of Concur to all employees, including training new users;
    • ensure compliance with Firm's travel and expense policies by reviewing and approving expense reports, researching audit-flagged reports, and actively monitoring the timely submission of expenses
  • prepare the quarterly gifts and entertainment reporting for compliance review
    • generating system reports to analyze expense data and firm spend