Top Chicago Tourism Company seeks Staff Accountant
Mercury Skyline Yacht Charters, Inc. is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to assist with general accounting processes and data entry while supporting our Senior Accountant. We seek an individual who can contribute to our business by helping to improve our ability to respond to the increasing demand for information. Enjoy the benefits of a full time salaried position, health care benefits, and company sponsored monthly CTA pass, while working in a brand-new office environment complete with gym and sunny waterfront views.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Data Entry into Quickbooks GL
ADP Payroll entry
Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and worksheets
Work with various departments to obtain information supporting accruals and adjustments
Help to analyze accounting results, investigate variances and document findings
Support the financial reporting processes and communication of results
Help ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures
Provide support for budget and forecast preparation
BS degree in Accounting required with a min 3.0 gpa
1-3 years of accounting experience in a mid-size corporate environment
Experience in a retail/hospitality operation is a plus
Experience with ADP Payroll entry a plus
Special Position Requirements
Solid skills and technical accounting knowledge
Understanding of financial processes and internal controls
Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
Solid communication, writing and interpersonal skills
Demonstrates leadership ability/potential
Able to work independently as well as in a group setting
Dedicated to excellence and is a detailed oriented person
Self-starter with willingness to work hands-on
Proficient in spreadsheets, Quickbooks, and G-suite software.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full time salaried position with benefits.
Internal Number: 12-2019
About Chicago's First Lady Cruises
Chicago's First Lady & Mercury Skyline Cruises leaders in Chicago's tourism community and celebrating 84 years on the Chicago River, is looking to add a staff accountant to our corporate office team in our new downtown Chicago HQ. Our team is friendly and our business is very unique as we invite guests from around the world to experience Chicago's magnificent skyline aboard our custom designed passenger vessels. We are waiting to meet you.