Staff Accountant

Accounting Chicago, Illinois


Description

WHY THE PARKING SPOT | Staff Accountant

 

The Parking Spot is more than just a space to park your car. We focus on hospitality, making it easy, comfortable and affordable to get a superior airport parking experience. The Parking Spot is the leading near-airport Parking Company with over 38+ locations at 27 airports, and over 2,000 employees nationwide. As a privately held company that has experienced continued growth, we have added 11 facilities within the past 5 years.

 

The Parking Spot has a culture and atmosphere that endorses the principles of teamwork and integrity with a small business feel. As a member of The Parking Spot Team, youll have the opportunity to work in a truly supportive environment while receiving great compensation and benefits!

 

What we offer:

          Career development and growth opportunities

  • Ability to gain exposure to all areas of the business
  • Great benefits including Medical, Vision, Dental and a 401k plan
  • Team oriented, fun and friendly work environment
  • Immediate opportunity to make a large impact!

 

Position Summary: This individual will play an integral role in the monthly closing process for all operating locations. Following the monthly close, a detailed review of all balance sheet and bank accounts is required. The individual will also play a significant role in assisting Management in resolving additional accounting issues and preparing special projects as needed.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monthly close, including journal entries (accruals, adjustments, etc.) and financial statement review
  • Monthly review of general ledgers to ensure accuracy of financial statements
  • Interacting and assisting the field property managers with the financial management of each property
  • Ongoing review and approval of property-level invoices
  • Communicate with field management team to understand operational activity at each property
  • Balance sheet account analysis, which includes current assets, current liabilities, fixed assets, and intercompany accounts
  • Use Infor software to improve closing process and to develop more useful financial statements and reports

  • Assist Management in streamlining closing process to meet required deadlines, including more efficient use of spreadsheets and better organization of accounting information
  • Partner with IT to ensure all revenue controls are working properly
  • Help to fine-tune internal audit program at TPS facilities with the goal of traveling to each property once per year
  • Assist with annual budget process for all 38 operating entities being managed by the company

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Bachelors degree in accounting from four-year college or university.
  • One to two years related experience and/or training
  • Superior Microsoft Excel skills
  • Database management knowledge is a plus
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
If interested, please send resume to apply@theparkingspot.com.