<![CDATA[Accountable Search: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.ACCOUNTABLESEARCH.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Business Development Manager]]> Are you a successful sales person who is looking for a growth industry, selling something companies need in order to meet their goals? Would you like to work with a team of people who enjoy what they do every day?


Chicago's most referred Recruiting firm, Accountable Search, is hiring for an outside salesperson. This is a business development role, which requires networking, prospecting, and a competitive spirit. It is salary plus commission roles, and we do not cap earnings. We need to hire people bent on making $100,000+ annually.


Accountable Search places Accounting and Finance professionals into project, contract to hire, and direct hire roles with top Chicago companies. Our Salespeople are responsible for prospecting and building relationships with decision makers at Chicago companies.


Here's why someone would want to join our team:

 + We have an outstanding, cohesive team of smart, sincere, and motivated staff members. We only hire people who are a strong fit culturally, and the folks we choose to work here tend to love it (we have a "no gossip" policy, for instance); this is a fun place to work, for those who take their career seriously;

+ There is a residual/relationship building nature to our business/sale; once we work with a company, we take great care of them and grow with them, which allows you to grow your sales each quarter;

+ Our compensation is salary plus commission, there is no cap on income; we are growing, and I need to hire great people who can take on more responsibility as we grow. This is a great opportunity for the right person.

+ We can teach a hungry, smart, truly motivated person to make a very good living, working 40-50 hours/week. We are committed to growing our people, and we don't micro-manage.

Please do not reply unless you love sales (or believe that you would, if you do not have sales experience), you enjoy the challenge of developing new business, and you are the hungriest person you know.


Bachelor's degree preferred

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 1
<![CDATA[Senior Financial Analyst]]> Job Description

Responsible for the reporting of the Balance Sheet. Lead Balance Sheet budgeting and forecasting process. Track and communicate Balance Sheet results.

 Key Deliverables
  • Calculate all Working Capital KPI’ s. Review and analyze monthly Balance Sheet and compare with budget and prior year. Identify and communicate variances to facilitate achievement of budget targets.
  • Coordinate the annual and quarterly Balance Sheet budgeting process. Create AP and AR forecasts.
  • Prepare all Balance Sheet pages for quarterly and forecast books.
  • Execute corporate submission of balance sheet plan.
  • Effectively communicate with different functions/levels to obtain all information for the Balance Sheet forecast.

Qualification Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong communication. Must be able to convey information to all levels of the organization in a clear, focused, and concise manner
  • Experience in financial analysis, reporting, and accounting
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge in the use of Excel. 
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Accountant]]> Job Description

The principal and customary work of the employee in this position consists of performing financial functions according to general accounting and financial reporting methods and procedures within stated deadlines. 

  the Senior Accountant  responsibilities will be the daily accounting and support of internal controls for the corporate accounting function.  In addition, they will support the financial integration of newly acquired or merged entities to ensure standard accounting processes and internal controls are applied in their daily operations.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performing month-end close activities for the business unit and for corporate accounting, including general ledger journal entries and reconciling balance sheet accounts, and analysis of the drivers behind the monthly results versus budget and forecast.

  • Assisting with the preparation of consolidated financial reports of the company according to GAAP.  Supporting consolidated financial reporting through account audits and financial statement analysis from other business unit locations.

  • Assisting with the financial integration of newly acquired companies to apply standard financial operating procedures and internal control processes. 

  • Assisting with cost accounting and operations accounting and reporting.

  • Preparing key performance indicator and management reports.

  • Assisting with the preparation for the company’ s annual audit.

  • Assisting in the company’ s budgeting and forecasting processes.

  • Participating in the internal audits of the other company locations to ensure financial reporting is accurate according to GAAP and internal controls and operating procedures are performed consistently across the organization.

  • Completing special projects as requested by management.


Four year Accounting Degree and a minimum of four years accounting experience in a senior position. 


  • Excellent competence in Microsoft products- Excel (pivot tables, lookups, if-statements), Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with JD Edwards Enterprise One software a plus.
  • High energy, dynamic personality and strong work ethic.  Desire and actual demonstration to go to the next level. 
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to embrace change and thrive in a continuous improvement environment.
  • Proven track record of successful problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.



Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
  1. Review and evaluation patient demographic information regarding Medicare A, Advantage and third party billing.

  1. Review daily Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) report for changes related to Medicare A and Advantage stays and communicate concerns regarding accuracy of said report to appropriate admissions staff.

  1. Process and bill Medicare Part A (and Advantage) services and all other secondary carriers related to the Medicare Part A (and Advantage) resident stays, ensuring claims are submitted timely and in compliance with appropriate regulatory bodies as well as payer specific guidelines.

  1. Adjudicate charges, adjustments payments and denials in order to resolve all discrepancies as they relate to Medicare A, Advantage and third party payers in the billing software.

  1. Work with residents related to co-payments, deductibles and patient responsibility as necessary (as they relate to Medicare A & Advantage stays).

  1. Ensure coding accuracy (including but not limited to RUGS, hospital stay dates, type of bills, etc.) for Medicare A, Advantage and third party payer claims (as they relate to applicable stays) and work with applicable departments to resolve errors or inaccurate data.

  1. Post payments from Medicare A, Advantage and third party payers to billing system ensuring total deposits and cash receipt journal are in agreement.

  1. Ensure accuracy and timeliness of the month end close in billing software as it relates to Medicare A and Advantage stays.

  1. Attend required seminars on Medicare and insurance billing to keep abreast of regulatory changes.

  1. Participate in monthly triple-check meetings at all communities to ensure accurate and timely billing as well as regulatory requirements (as they pertain to billing Medicare A and Advantage Claims) are being met prior to claims submission.

  1. Establish and maintain communication with  Managers regarding accounts receivable agings and outstanding balance impact on private pay accounts.

  1. Review and work aging monthly (at a minimum) to ensure no outstanding balances reach stale dated status.

  1. Maintain claim denial log for the organization and coordinate document submission is timely and tracked.

  1. Upload and / or input therapy services for all communities as well as medical supplies, radiology, lab and other charges (WP only) included in consolidated billing into billing software and ensure accuracy of charges.

  1. Upload daily remittance reports from “ My Ability” software for payment processing as well as providing relevant data with Medicare Part B Biller.

  1. Perform all other tasks as assigned.



EDUCATION:                          High School – Advanced degree or working toward

advanced degree preferred.



EXPERIENCE:                        Three to five years of Medicare Part A billing, claim

adjudication and collection experience with emphasis in a Skilled Nursing setting. Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and computer billing applications.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
<![CDATA[Project Accountants]]>

  • Overall Responsibility: The project accountant position is responsible for preparing monthly customer invoices and billing packages and ensuring that project billings are issued to timely.

    Principal Duties:
  • Maintain project-related records, including fully-executed contracts and change orders
  • Monitor status of expected change orders to ensure they are requested and received on a timely basis so that billing is not unduly delayed
  • Update client records for changes to billing contact, billing address, method of delivering bills, as needed
  • Prepare timely, accurate client invoices in accordance with contract terms and customer-desired format
  • Prepare waivers, certifications and other special client- requested forms as needed to accompany billings
  • Document client billing requirements
  • Respond to requests for more support or detail from customers; research payment discrepancies from billings
  • Assist with collection efforts, including sending periodic statements
  • Report on project profitability to Controller
  • Close out project accounts upon project completion

    Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Accounting Clerk]]> We are looking for an Accounting Clerk for a family owned service company in the Aurora, IL.  This will be a good opportunity to be in a stable company and wear multiple hats.  You will never get bored here!  The family friendly and flexible working environment is such an amazing perk, and close to home.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    Your Essential Functions
    • Perform general bookkeeping and data entry functions using multiple software
    • Manage day to day Accounts Receivable/Account Payable functions and processes across multiple company divisions
    • Work closely with management to ensure company operations are in accordance with annual and monthly budget
    • Process invoices in a timely manner
    • Able to prepare and process bills and payments for multi companies
    • Able to process and enter 200-300 invoices per week
    • Audit and verify expense reports
    • Ability to process and follow-up on rush items
    • Special projects as assigned
    • Ability to analyze costs against budgets

    Qualifications and Skills

    Your Qualifications
    • 4-year degree in Accounting preferred but not required
    • Knowledge of ADP and SAGE systems
    • Ability to prioritize and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
    • Eye for detail, accuracy is imperative
    • Able to meet deadlines
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
    • Proficient with MS Word and Excel

    If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity or other available opportunities with Accountable Search then please email your resume in WORD format directly to Jack Anthony at Jack@AccountableSearch.com.

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
    Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting or finance preferred. CPP Payroll certification required.
  • Working knowledge of ADP and PeopleSoft a must; familiarity with Workday, a plus.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging company technology. Use technology and systems effectively to support daily activities. Look for new ways to apply technology to promote efficiency and improve quality.
  • Know how to properly record assigned financial transactions with appropriate supporting documentation. Understand transaction analysis.
  • Expert knowledge of regulations relating to US payroll and benefits, payroll related taxes, garnishments, overtime, tuition reimbursement, relocation, other income, W2 income, expatriate payroll, and US immigration laws.
  • Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, Access, payroll software, and the ability to write queries and ad hoc reports.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

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    Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accounting and Finance Recruiter]]> Recruiter / Resource Specialist

     Accountable Search, now a division of BG Staffing, Inc. (a publicly traded company) is seeking experienced Recruiter and Resource Professional in our Chicago Loop office.


    Accountable Search is hiring and growing! We are a premiere staffing firm that has provided top talent for over 23 years. We specialize in providing professionals to companies on a contract, project management, consulting and a direct hire basis. With years of expertise in Accounting and Finance we pride ourselves in a consultative approach understanding our client’s needs. In 2017 we were acquired by BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar public company headquartered in Plano, TX giving us national exposure.

    Currently, we are looking for a focused and results-oriented professional to join us as we expand our operations in the Chicago Loop. Focusing your time on the recruitment and retention function for the firm, you will focus on supporting the client services team, delivering consulting professionals for projects and contract assignments along with prospective candidates for direct hire placements. Our ideal candidate should have impeccable project management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to communicate with senior-level professionals. A technical background in the accounting or finance field is preferred as you interview professionals and assess their skills sets for our clients. If you are a self-confident, motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills – and you enjoy a fast-paced team-driven environment – please apply below.

    Job Summary 

    As a Recruitment and Resource Specialist, your responsibilities will include:

    Primary responsibility is to provide recruiting and retention support. You will pre-evaluate and schedule interviews, leverage social media, job boards and network with alliances to source consultants. Participation in professional industry associations to increase our presence within the local finance and accounting, along with legal and HR community is an important part of this role. Build rapport with consultants in the field to ensure retention, communicate to ensure timelines are being met, work with client service directors to discuss leads and other opportunities within engagements.



    Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT Qualifications:

    Accounting or Finance degree preferred

    MBA and/or CPA highly desirable

    Minimum of 2+ years' professional accounting experience and/or recruiting for a professional services firm

    Successful candidates will have excellent recruiting, communication and project management, and solid organizational skills

    Extensive experience and understanding of social media as a recruitment tool

    Possess strong computer skills to mine data in internal and external databases


    Top Reasons to Work for Accountable Search:

    • EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER – Our more than 23-year history of success and strong client relationships provide a level of stability few companies can match. 
      •PERFORMANCE = REWARD – We offer exceptional earning potential and a competitive benefits package, including a base salary and monthly performance-based bonuses, paid time off as well as group health, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan. 
      •TOOLS FOR SUCCESS – We provide world-class training, client relationship management tools and advanced technology to help you succeed. As part of BG Staffing, a multi-million dollar staffing entity, collaboration and strategy exists across multiple verticals. 
      •RESPECTED ORGANIZATION – Parent company, BG Staffing was recently named by Staffing Industry Analyst as Fasted Growing Companies 2015 as well as Largest Staffing Company 2015 and Dallas Business Journal Top 50 Middle Market Employers 2015, 2nd Largest Staffing Firm in North Texas by Dallas Business Journal


    Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity with competitive earning potential? If you are seeking a rewarding, challenging and dynamic environment, we invite you to apply today!

    <![CDATA[Payroll Manager]]> Job Description and Responsibilities

    Payroll Manager will  have the primary responsibility of managing payroll for about 3, 000 employees. This position will work closely with the Benefits team, third-party service providers, and various location staff.

    • Process bi-weekly and semi-monthly payrolls; manage periodic payroll and special runs
    • Analyze, prepare, and input payroll data and manage timekeeping activities, as  required
    • Administer accurate garnishments, child support orders, and other payroll deductions & remittances
    • Coach Payroll staff and provide on-going feedback to develop employees and meet goals  
    • Assist with journal entries, account reconciliations, and other duties related to accounting of payroll function
    • Prepare and distribute periodic & on-demand reports (e.g., gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, wage & tax, benefit deductions, etc.) for management
    • Oversee and reconcile payroll deductions & payments for 401(k), Flexible Spending, Health Savings Accounts, and other employee/employer contribution accounts
    • Complete quarterly and annual tax reconciliations for verification of accurate tax filing/deposits and W2s
    • Set-up/close tax accounts as required, and investigate & resolve tax issues
    • Oversee and manage payroll processing of pay increases, bonus payments, benefit contribution changes, changes to tax schedules, etc.
    • Lead projects on payroll and timekeeping system updates, new configurations, and upgrades
    • Work with company managers and employees to resolve payroll-related issues
    • Work with auditors and maintain SOX standards
    • Ensure accurate record-keeping of W-2s, timekeeping, and other payroll related documents in compliance with tax and other government regulations
    • Ensure confidentiality of payroll files, systems, and reports in compliance with various governmental regulations


    • Bachelor’ s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field is required
    • CPP is highly preferred
    • 10 years of progressive responsibility in International payroll (Canada preferable) is desirable.
    • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel; Word; PowerPoint) - advanced use of formulas and functions in Excel is required

    Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Assistant Controller]]>  




    Real estate firm with properties across multiple markets throughout North America. We seek to add long-term value to the assets we acquire through our streamlined development and rigorous leasing processes, proactive management, and a data-driven analytical approach to all aspects of our business.


    Assistant Controller will assist in building out corporate and property financial reporting and accounting functions, with a large focus on streamlining processes. Reporting to the Controller, this role will have primary responsibility for all accounting functions including the review of all disbursements, accounts receivable, and general ledger data and the preparation of reconciliations and other analysis as needed.  


    Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and yearly GAAP-based financial statements for all corporate and fund entities.
    • Review and approve monthly, quarterly, and yearly property financial statement.
    • Manage accounting staff.
    • Review ledger detail, record adjusting journal entries, reconcile capital improvements and capitalize when complete.
    • Oversee and review information entered in real estate property management software system, Yardi.
    • Review tenant receivables balances and activity. Review monthly accounts receivable sub-ledger close and transfer to parent companies.
    • Reconcile all property level cash, investment, and disbursement accounts.
    • Assist in preparation of tax filings for corporate and fund entities.
    • Prepare payments by accruing expenses; requesting disbursements; processes payments; and reconciling accounts.
    • Perform advanced financial modeling.
    • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.
    • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
    • Provide accounting support for investors and property acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.
    • Perform monthly, quarterly, and year-end closings of general ledger in accordance with GAAP.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    • Bachelor' s Degree required in Accounting
    • 5+ years of experience in accounting
    • CPA or CPA candidacy required
    • Experience with Yardi required
    • Must possess strong financial modeling skills with advanced Excel skills
    • Previous experience with institutional real estate accounting
    • Strong working knowledge of GAAP
    • Excellence time management skills
    • Strict attention to detail
    • High degree of confidentiality required
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite products
    • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment
    • Ability to meet stringent deadlines in a fast paced, results-oriented environment
    Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accountant]]> A unique professional services firm is looking for a talented Accountant to join their team.

    To qualify for this opportunity, you will have a combination of education and progressive experience.  Some of your responsibilities in this role will include, but not be limited to:
    • Prepare general journal entries
    • Prepare monthly bank and GL account reconciliations
    • Process accounts receivable
    • Perform other duties as require


    • Minimum 1+ year related experience with accounting degree or diploma
    • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization
    • Computer literate, including effective working skills of Microsoft Office
    • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Able to work well under pressure and meet set deadlines
    • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills

    Why would candidate be interested?
    • Great team, good dynamic
    • opportunity to learn a lot - Marcie interested in handing off as much as cand can take on
    • Team always keying on process improvement
    • Access to all levels of mgmt, some client contact
    • Always something new, challenging
    • Culture is open door to attys which can be rare in industry

    Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Accounts Payable]]>
    W9' s & Vendor Profile Updates

    1) Legacy Penford Vendors - SAP Vendor Master Data

    a) Scan and attach all the paper copies that were received – 1 month

    b) Attach the email copies that were updated – 1 month

    c) Update SAP with the 300 emails that were not opened

    d) Prepare and send 2nd notice – 1 week (initial emailing was 2700, need to determine unanswered emails - estimated at ~1000)

    e) Collect, update and attach documents received from 2nd notice – 1 month

    f) Send notice to vendors who have not responded to previous requests – 1 week

    g) Collect, update and attach these documents – 1 month

    Wed, 30 Aug 2017 00:00:00 CDT 0
    <![CDATA[Senior Internal Audit]]> JOB SUMMARY 

    The role is based in the Company' s corporate office in Glenview, IL, reporting to the Audit Manager.  The role will perform audits of business, systems and financial data to verify accuracy of financial statements and accountability of assets. May be assigned to audit more complex areas. Ensure controls are adequately implemented and identifies areas of inaccuracy, inefficiency and cost improvement. The role will also involve working with other internal and external auditors and co-sourced audit contractors on assigned audits and projects.


    • Knowledgeable of accounting policies and internal audit standards.
    • Developing risk based audit programs
    • Creating well organized and complete audit evidence and documentation
    • Completion of assigned audit project(s) to ensure they are conducted in accordance with Kapstone’ s methodology and that milestone dates are met and projects are completed on time. 
    • Perform preliminary audit plan, which includes documenting processes via process maps and flowcharts.
    • Prepare draft process level risk assessments to identify significant risks and their related controls.
    • Identify key control points within a process / activity and develop audit test steps designed to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of those internal controls.
    • Review process documentation and perform walkthroughs and test of controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
    • Project and time management for all aspects of individual audits including execution and documentation
    • Execute and/or assist other auditors in the execution of audit test steps and the documentation of the related work papers to support conclusions reached
    • Keeps current with relevant audit, business and IT trends, issues, complexities, and challenges
    • Ensures professionalism and independence and the constant appearance of professionalism and independence
    • Prepare, review and discuss written reports to all levels of management and recommend corrective actions
    • Stay current on technical literature and best practices
    • Travel 25-30% required
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 CST 0
    <![CDATA[Accounting Associate]]> Responsibilities:

    • Perform day to day management of all payment cycle activities and provide efficient client service
    • Track, process and reconcile payments and expenditures, including payroll, purchase orders, invoices, statements, checks, refund requisitions etc, in compliance with financial policies and procedures
    • Ensure correct approval, sorting, coding and matching of invoices/receipts
    • Serve as liaison with internal and external clients
    • Regularly calculate data and compile necessary reports
    • Continuously improve payment processes



    • High school diploma
    • 5 plus years of similar experience
    • AP environment including vouchering of invoices and expense reports and file maintenance.
    • Proven Accounts Payable experience required.
    • Strong keyboarding and 10 key skills required.
    • Self-starter with a high level of motivation.
    • Ability to handle a variety of responsibilities simultaneously and to set priorities in order to complete assignments in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.
    • Ability to identify potential problems and proactively generate ideas for acceptable solutions, then initiate same.
    • Comfortable working in a team-oriented department


    Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 CST 0